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Our Lives As Stories


Our Lives As Stories



We live our lives as stories

We are but yarn to tell

Beyond defeat and glories we run from fade to swell



We live our lives as events

We are but gamer match

Beyond loser and winner we run from full to patch



We live our lives as dramas

We are but model clay

Beyond forlorn and comic we run from work to play



We live our lives as capsules

We are but tonic cure

Beyond disease and vigor we run from foul to pure



We live our lives as lessons

We are but sample case

Beyond novice and mentor we run from plain to grace



We live our lives as crusades

We are but battle gain

Beyond tussle and accord we run from wax to wane



We live our lives as ethos

We are but moral code

Beyond evil and goodness we run from slack to mode



We live our lives as cohorts

We are but common folk

Beyond union and single we run from loose to yoke
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