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Offline stonebiscuit

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Around the corner
« on: September 23, 2009, 08:31:20 pm »
Received this poem in an email, don't know if it's been around for a while or if y'all are already familiar with it. Thought it echoed the BBM story nicely.


Around the corner I have a friend,
In this great city that has no end,
Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
And before I know it, a year is gone.
And I never see my old friends face,
For life is a swift and terrible race,
He knows I like him just as well,
As in the days when I rang his bell.
And he rang mine but we were younger then,
And now we are busy, tired women and men.
Tired of playing a foolish game,
Tired of trying to make a name.
'Tomorrow' I say! 'I will call on Jim
Just to show that I'm thinking of him...'
But tomorrow comes and tomorrow goes,
And distance between us grows and grows.
Around the corner, yet miles away,
'Here's a telegram sir,' 'Jim died today..'
And that's what we get and deserve in the end.
Around the corner, a vanished friend.
Remember to always say what you mean.
If you love someone, tell them.
Don't be afraid to express yourself.
Reach out and tell someone what they mean to you.
Because when you decide that it is the right time it   
might be too late...   
Seize the day. Never have regrets
And most importantly, stay close to your friends
and family, for they have helped make you the   
person that you are today.

Offline Luvlylittlewing

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Re: Around the corner
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 09:42:39 pm »
Received this poem in an email, don't know if it's been around for a while or if y'all are already familiar with it. Thought it echoed the BBM story nicely.


Around the corner I have a friend,
In this great city that has no end,
Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
And before I know it, a year is gone.
And I never see my old friends face,
For life is a swift and terrible race,
He knows I like him just as well,
As in the days when I rang his bell.
And he rang mine but we were younger then,
And now we are busy, tired women and men.
Tired of playing a foolish game,
Tired of trying to make a name.
'Tomorrow' I say! 'I will call on Jim
Just to show that I'm thinking of him...'
But tomorrow comes and tomorrow goes,
And distance between us grows and grows.
Around the corner, yet miles away,
'Here's a telegram sir,' 'Jim died today..'
And that's what we get and deserve in the end.
Around the corner, a vanished friend.
Remember to always say what you mean.
If you love someone, tell them.
Don't be afraid to express yourself.
Reach out and tell someone what they mean to you.
Because when you decide that it is the right time it   
might be too late...   
Seize the day. Never have regrets
And most importantly, stay close to your friends
and family, for they have helped make you the   
person that you are today.


I love it, Stonebiscuit.  Do you mind if I use it?

Offline stonebiscuit

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Re: Around the corner
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2009, 08:43:32 pm »
Be my guest BWT  :)

Offline Luvlylittlewing

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Re: Around the corner
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2009, 09:17:55 pm »