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The Next One

The Next One
Life can be an illusion of grandeur, or a roller coaster ride to hell,
Life can have moments of achievements or be a wishing well.
Do you count the stars shining under the moonlit night?
Do you remember the dreams of doing only things that are right?
Even the best of intentions can lead to disappointment and fears.
Murphy's law is always at work,It follows you through the years.
education is really experience in life's great big university,
Your mind's a universe of its own filled with calamity.
The next scene is a comedy, the stagehand a dreamer in disguise,
The next hour is for cherishing:The love in passionate eyes.
The next smile is arriving, as the new day starts to dawn
The next love is the right one, to get my spirit moving on.
The next one is my hearts desire
The next one is my life
The next one is a burning fire
The next one a cutting knife.
sharing the emotions you feel in the arms of someone you love,
Is such of moment of pure elation it's all you can think of.
Caring for another ahead of yourself, satisfied by their happiness,
You get a deeper connection,inner contentment, and success.
dragging your feet at times you know you should be on the move,
laughing at adversity as you get back to living in the groove.
dancing to the music playing in your soul, keeping time and beat,
Prancing at the opportunities that come your way, back on your feet.
The next laugh is the medicine that cures the lonely heart,
The next moment is excitement love is ready to start,
The next tomorrow is brighter than any yesterday,
The next feeling is genuine words too hard to say.
The next one is a sweet life anew
The next one is an answer to a prayer.
The next one is a vision of love so true,
The next one will always be there.
written by Donald James Kirby Von Koehler 1-24-2020
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Submitted on January 24, 2021

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