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To Have Lived

January 30, 2011
By speech.write.crazy GOLD, Bailey, Colorado
speech.write.crazy GOLD, Bailey, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't, I give myself reasons why I can. Go for it and don't look back, go for things with your whole heart."

If I can ease one's sorrows,
I shall have lived;
If I can help one mournful soul,
Or hold upone's weak shoulders,
Or love someone
No matter what the consequence
I shall have lived.

The author's comments:
A poem based off of one of Emily Dickinson's poems.

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