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Once We Had Forever



In infancy we breathed the free and felt we had no dangers
Each day was breeze in total ease and we had serene mangers

In our youth we owned the truth and knew we had forever
Each day was long in joyful song and we had wily pleasure

In parenthood we gave the good and hoped we had acumen
Each day was full in demand pull and we had focal human

In later years we shed the fears and swore we had resilience
Each day was gold in life retold and we had every brilliance

In our dusk we raked the husk and found we had a pardon
Each day was fine in the decline and we had a faith garden

As we grew we changed the view and saw we had occasion
Each day was short in every port and we had brief equation
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