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My Sister Died Today,Karen Charlotte, 7/6/44 to 1/11/ 09



People played in every game
My sister passed away
The world kept as if the same
And yet she died today

People greeted a fresh birth
My sister passed away
The world kept a silly mirth
And yet she died today

People did their daily chores
My sister passed away
The world kept at all its wars
And yet she died today

People traveled to the beach
My sister passed away
The world kept up any reach
And yet she died today

People honored gallant men
My sister passed away
The world kept a poison-pen
And yet she died today

People ate their haute cuisine
My sister passed away
The world kept on its routine
And yet she died today
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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