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There will come a day

Douglas H. Mc Clintock 1934 (Sarnia, Ontario)

There will come a day
When the word "alone" will be your friend.
There will come a day
When all memories will dim in the end.

There will come a day
When your body is weak and old.
There will come a day
When blood is thicker than water, it is so told !

There will come a day
Your body will crumble, but your thinker still hums.
There will come a day
Your memories will be only sum !

There will come a day
When all is said and done.
There will come a day
Was it about you or for others to see?

There will come a day
With hate, envy, greed, love, giving, praising was there.
There will come a day
My flight booked and passport, heaven is my survival !

There will come a day
To see my loved ones and many friends.
There will come a day
When real loving and living will have began !

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Written on January 04, 2022

Submitted by Dougla$Irishman on January 04, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AbAb AcAc AxAx AxAx AxAx AxAx
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 783
Words 173
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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