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Love Overcomes All

Manuel Santos, Jr 1973 (United States)

My chances run bare.
Footprints disappear.

Shade away the rusted kiss.
Years worth of closed eyes forces me to dismiss.

I hear you call but my heart walks on a sleepy cloud.
My soul screams out load.

The beginner is just an ultimate way of ending the frozen game.
Another power shrug, one last violent tug and it will be your final shame.

Tears in the rain can hide the truth of who I shall be.
Watch me turn into a great big forgiving tree.

Coming down once more from the free fall.
I'm not so sure I an survive this pain after all.

Purple sun warns me one last time.
I try feverishly to explain my heartfelt rhyme.

I saw you going up.
I smiled peacefully as I stayed softly on the singing ground.
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