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You ‘Alone’ Decide

December 31, 2016

There is a sunrise.
Seen or unseen, yet certain.
Your ceiling is the sky.
Blister or bathe in the sun.
Shiver or sing under a rainbow.
Each cascading sunset,
Defines your horizon,
And your lifeline is forever drawn.

What you do in the moment,
What you do in a day,
May define you for an eternity,
May erase all the love,
Or erase all the pain.
And for lack of better reason,
You live in the moment,
And that moment,
You own it.


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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Susan Jeffery Tindell Lepper permalink
    December 31, 2016 12:20 pm

    So beautifully written from your heart. Thank you for sharing Al.

  2. Reg Lepper permalink
    December 31, 2016 12:17 pm

    Al with this these thoughts you help us all. Thank You My Pal Al

    • Alan J Wiessner permalink*
      December 31, 2016 3:24 pm

      Thanks Reg!

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