On a Swing

February 27, 2010
By A.L.Sommer DIAMOND, Brookfield, Wisconsin
A.L.Sommer DIAMOND, Brookfield, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world; there is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that others won't feel insecure around you. We were all meant to shine as children do. We were all born to make manifest the glory of God that's within us - it's not just in some of us, it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
-Nelson Mandela

To swing on a swing
So happy and light
To swing on a swing
Without any fright

To swing on a swing
To laugh and to flirt
To swing on a swing
But not with a skirt

To swing on a swing
So careless and free
To swing on a swing
As high as a tree

To swing on a swing
To be up so high
To swing on a swing
Away from the lies

To swing on a swing
So lovely and young
To swing on a swing
To have so much fun

To swing on a swing
To jump off at last
Then realize quite soon
You went off too fast

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