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1796Re: IF I KNEW - a poem worth reading

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  • Bev
    Jul 21, 2003
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      I thought your poem was worth reading even if it came through dist-gen
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Marcel J. Savoie" <marcel.j.savoie@...>
      To: <dist-gen@...>; "'Marcel J. Savoie'"
      Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 9:15 AM
      Subject: RE: IF I KNEW - a poem worth reading

      > Sorry - I did it again - I will move the location of "distgen" in my
      > book so it is not so close to another address I often send message to.
      > That is two strikes against me - I hope I don't strike out.
      > Sincerely
      > Marcel Savoie
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: owner-dist-gen@...
      > [mailto:owner-dist-gen@...]On Behalf Of Marcel J. Savoie
      > Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 9:01 AM
      > To: marcel.j.savoie@...
      > Subject: IF I KNEW - a poem worth reading
      > If I knew it would be the last time
      > That I'd see you fall asleep,
      > I would tuck you in more tightly
      > and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.
      > If I knew it would be the last time
      > that I see you walk out the door,
      > I would give you a hug and kiss
      > and call you back for one more.
      > If I knew it would be the last time
      > I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
      > I would video tape each action and word,
      > so I could play them back day after day.
      > If I knew it would be the last time,
      > I could spare an extra minute
      > to stop and say "I love you,"
      > instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.
      > If I knew it would be the last time
      > I would be there to share your day,
      > Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
      > so I can let just this one slip away.
      > For surely there's always tomorrow
      > to make up for an oversight,
      > and we always get a second chance
      > to make everything just right.
      > There will always be another day
      > to say "I love you,"
      > And certainly there's another chance
      > to say our "Anything I can do?"
      > But just in case I might be wrong,
      > and today is all I get,
      > I'd like to say how much I love you
      > and I hope we never forget.
      > Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
      > young or old alike,
      > And today may be the last chance
      > you get to hold your loved one tight.
      > So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
      > why not do it today?
      > For if tomorrow never comes,
      > you'll surely regret the day,
      > That you didn't take that extra time
      > for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
      > and you were too busy to grant someone,
      > what turned out to be their one last wish.
      > So hold your loved ones close today,
      > and whisper in their ear,
      > Tell them how much you love them
      > and that you'll always hold them dear
      > Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
      > "Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
      > And if tomorrow never comes,
      > you'll have no regrets about today.
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