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  1589.     

That Special Way

One bright and sunny morning
in the activity of the day,
the mailman called
and the heavens roared
as she smiled in that special way.
She cheerfully opened an envelope
and there to her utter surprise
a cheque she found
for thousands of pounds...
a coveted poetry prize.

Thoughts of giving entered her mind;
thoughts of the dying and blind,
and cash she assigned
to the poor and deprived,
there was never a lassie so kind.
When her giving was done
the gift she had won
had flown like the blossom of May,
but her heart was so light,
she thanked God in the night
as she smiled in 'that special way'.
 
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  1590.     

That's All I Ask

Music is the peace I've found
It calms the stress of pain;
Maybe our hearts will beat as one
If you sing to me once again.

Choose a song of purest love
The lyrics I'll cherish so;
Sing of butterflies and doves;
Answer my prayer oh Romeo.

Sing to me once again my love
~~ that's all I ask of you ~~
And I will be your Helen of Troy
Your Juliet, and your Sylvia too.
 
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  1591.     

That's Life!

Fate took Tom for a ride
Luck was not on his side.
Tom was being brought down
Felt like the clown of the town.
But he will recover in awhile.
He must take it all with
A handshake and smile.

Flown away had Tom's wife
Oh what a terrible life.
Tom was missing her so
Felt very inferior and low.
But he will recover in awhile.
He must take it all with
A handshake and smile.

Tom's office subordinate
became Tom's superior ~
Not very nice for a boss to do.
Made Tom feel unhappy and blue
But he will recover in awhile
He must take it all with
A handshake and smile.
 
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  1592.     

The Admiral's Daughter

She'd travelled far around the world
She'd seen the Seven Wonders
Danced with Princes
Dined with Earls
Lived through fifty summers.

Her eyes revealed a kindness rare
She gave her wealth to others.
Helped poor children
Find their way
And cared for ailing mothers.

Her beauty was beloved by all
Every man adored her
So... ring out the bells
Wave high the flags
And welcome the Admirals Daughter
 
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