If in this life the world is too fast spinning,
And You're feeling
Like just another splat in the box,
From a sky raining nothing but rocks?
Do people wish on you a pox?
Do you feel life's closing in on you,
Coloring your world in somber always blue,
Knocked to your knees with stains imbrue.
If you would give a pretty penney
If you had luck any...
You might give all your baubles
To rid yourself of life's little foibles.
For life is too confining,
Too hard to do what you want to be doing.
When everybody tells you, you can't,
Just remember that ant
Who moved the rubber tree plant.
Just stand up, shake it off,
Your hat to your troubles doff.
When you feel you're rollerskating in a buffalo herd,
Embroiled in an existence absurd,
Feeling life is too hard...
Just let down your guard.
When things look forlornly bleakest;
When you're feeling from life's roils weakest,
Life will give you a rose,
In solemnity propose,
Just knuckle down,
and do it,
And you're takin' way too many licks,
From a Tazmanian devil dancing on your head.
And the only color you see is red...
It is hard to read between life's lines,
Especially when dressed to the nines.
For life is just a cabaret
Where you're always on display.
Sometimes you feel like King Tut,
Just a'strutting your stuff...
Life always seems to throw you a curve,
And no matter how much you duck and swerve,
The ball always lands in your court.
Sometimes the ball contains news that is bad,
Of surly retort.
Oft times it bounces with goodly report.
Either way, you must deal with it or abort.
In these times it is how yourself you comport,
Upon which man or woman is judged,
How from bad to good you've bridged.
In trying times worth is determined
In quiet dignity.
For where lesser beings buckle ignominiously,
The greater handle themselves with propriety,
With honest civility,
Bearing utmost courtesy.
Does everying in circles twist around
Pushing your spirits right into the ground?
Do you hear that humming sound
The world makes when it's spinning round?
When all people pull together industrious,
To a far off future harmonious,
Won't life then be grand
Want to make you join with the band
Take my hand...
Do you believe it?
When people actually love their neighbor
The world is as one in love's labor,
Then earth becomes heavens's harbor,
Everybody seems going every which way,
Helter skelter mid a man made fray,
Out of step, out of rhyme,
Right out of a deifferemt time,
Feeling fires burning higher around your feet crept.
You then must take the higher ground,
With the eye of an eagle look round,
With keen judgement determine,
Away and above that human induced famine,
Find a course that is true,
Eye of divinity proper pathways give clue.
When life is hectically in a furor,
Step back, and look in a mirror.
At yourself take a good long look.
Life's an open book,
But there's a hook...
If you find roses in your garden wilting, Don't think of quitting...
If you don't like what you see, change it!
But whatever you do,
Always to that being inside be true!
These pearls of great price,
Words of Wisdom spoken precise...
Is my gift to you With hopes it will your life with greatness imbue.
Life here is beautiful if you will let it be.
America is a joyous land brave and free.
The master of earth and skies in love doth sow...
Treasures awaiting just over the rainbow.
So love thee may bountifully know,
So love in peace...
In cherished hearts of man will grow.
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