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Re: Forever Always

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  • mauvecyberdragon
    I love it. Even though it is addressed to boys. mauvecyberdragon ... to love?
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 1, 2002
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      I love it. Even though it is addressed to boys.
      mauvecyberdragon
      --- In ticket2write@y..., "Papa The Poet" <papathepoet@h...> wrote:
      > Forever Always
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      > by George "Papa" G.
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      > Once upon a field of green,
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      > danced a Unicorn of white.
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      > Truly, a sight to be seen.
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      > The yellow Sun shone off the horn of gold,
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      > blinding those who hate.
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      > For, as we know, hate is never right.
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      > Such, my boys is the tale for this night,
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      > sounding my best to sound like a story
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      > of old.
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      > Hidden, I hope, in the half rhyming truths
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      > are lessons yet to be learned.
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      > How will my tale rate, time will tell.
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      > Will you listen? Will you sit still?
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      > Will you take the bait?
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      > Summerland true.
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      > In the land of Elysian Fields
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      > under skies of Elysium brightest blue
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      > was seen a dancing myth.
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      > In an area of millions of acres
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      > where the rain only falls at night
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      > and, songs of Camelot still rings
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      > in happy schoolyards,
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      > plays a hope, with a Golden Horn.
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      > A sweet place, we can go anytime.
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      > Day or night, without fear or fright.
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      > One. Alone. The last, danced.
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      > Joyous at the life around him;
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      > yet, saddened by the solitude.
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      > His hooves moved to the song of the wind;
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      > and, the beat of a living heart.
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      > Life's song, and ours too, if truth be told.
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      > So, this is how tonight's tale does begin.
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      > Listen my boys,
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      > hear and Dream.
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      > "Forever and Always" is our hero's name.
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      > This young colt, but old too is he, as old
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      > as wishing children.
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      > Aged as love itself...
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      > His Soul, wild and free, untamed.
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      > The only thing purer that his horn,
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      > be his heart. Wandering through
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      > the dreams of old and young a like, he seeks,
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      > looks and longs for a love;
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      > a forever friend; a soulmate.
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      > A brand new start.
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      > Like you someday will,
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      > and I sometimes do...
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      > As Eons flew by, the fields of imaginations have closed
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      > around him. Each smaller than the last. Each more lonely too.
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      > Now trapped, unable to escape the shrinking dream,
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      > confused by the pathless lives,
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      > Forever screams for a knight.
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      > Who can save our friend from a loveless dream?
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      > This darkest foe?
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      > Do you know?
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      > Who is the enemy?
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      > Who tracks our hopes, our Unicorn?
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      > The closed book. Unread histories, and philosophies.
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      > Those who wish to control, through the absence of dreams.
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      > In a word or two, TV; and, Video Games!
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      > No thoughts, only reactions.
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      > No drive, just wasted time, wasted youth.
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      > Desensitized to pain, blood, and death.
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      > These are the killers of Dreams.
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      > These are the causes of Forever's screams.
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      > Will we choose to help Forever?
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      > Is it our job? Our concern?
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      > Our calling? Can you remember?
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      > Who really cares, about dreams anyway?
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      > Who will bear the tales?
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      > Armed with your love for me
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      > and, mine for you, we could help; if you chose.
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      > Could you elect to do what is right against a dreamless night?
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      > Would you select a dream, a hope, in which to light Forever's path
      to love?
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      > To us? Together, and with love, how could we lose?
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      > There will be fright, but what good peace without it?
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      > Hobbits with hairy feet await the trek, with teas and cakes.
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      > Elves, bows at the ready too, will assist.
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      > But, the darkness will resist, on this you can bet.
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      > Come my boys draw your weapons, open those books.
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      > Think, read and write...
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      > Dream of all that can be. What might be.
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      > What can never be, but in the mind a dreaming child.
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      > Read. Plant the Dreams seed, and fly with me.
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      > As you close your eyes for the journey ahead,
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      > My loves times three,
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      > remember what I tell ye.
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      > The facts you have, proses too.
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      > So, finish the story, while you ponder the poem above, in the hours
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      > to come.
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      > Dreaming, writes the epics, and creates a better life.
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      > Within you many more tales will be.
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      > You are the future, so Dream.
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      > You are the way, so dance and sing.
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      > You are each Forever and Always.
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      > I love you so, so read.
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      > But, for now, count a few sheep,
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      > think on sleepy things.
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      > Prayers all said,
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      > tucked into beds,
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      > and, now listen for the Angels to sing..
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      > Good Night my boys.
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      > Papa loves you so.
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      > Papa G © Aug. 2001
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