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Ride The Shooting Star

Ride The Shooting Star
I gravitate towards the positive I learn each day what's Right,
Spinning my wheels in reverse really got me nowhere fast.
I hesitate to feel anger in the shadows of the night,
Jumping to conclusions is never being able to get past.
I resonate with hunger so I feed knowledge to my starving soul,
Growing in the anxiety inside for it's the garden I plant.
I have no genie in a bottle or even long to play a role,
so no wishes do I make since there's none to grant.
Ride the shooting star to the edge of the universe you see,
Rise above the challenges you face to become all you can be.
Ride the shooting star across the skies of your world,
Risk to get the reward don't let your emotions get hurled.
Rapture of the spirit it's the rocking of the soul within,
Captivated by Beauty living with the will to win.
resurrected by laughter dancing to the tune of your heart,
moving with the drumbeat looking for somewhere to start.
Remembering the memories of a lifetime filled with hope,
Leaning on the power so silent that helps me to cope.
Enduring are the expressions of my expectations to excel,
Doubts no longer ignite me roads lead me out of hell.
Ride the shooting star to heaven glance upon your destiny,
Rise to the competition chase your dreams to eternity.
Ride the shooting star to victory explore the realms of life,
Risk everything don't be afraid cut silence like a knife.
written by Donald James Kirby Von Koehler 1-25-2020
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Submitted by ponyboy_c on January 27, 2021

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Donald James Kirby Von Koehler

I was born in Buried Washington in 1965 at Burien general the rest is a blur..........okay just kidding ]:P I have always loved music I played Strawberry Fields Forever on the Drums at my 2nd grade Talent show and took 2nd place at the age of 13 I started writing lyrics at a pace of 5 to 10 an hour sometimes 25 a day- at the age of 16 I learned by ear Piano still don't read music but I have over 60 made up songs on the keyboards. I have won Poet awards in October 2006 and a couple editors awards for Caught up in the moment and There's a Part of me I got a trophy when I won for Perfect Alibi. more…

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