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Rights of Passage

"Please! Please grant me one wish this life as I journey through:
Just one small thing to those who know not of its value;
But to those that do, if granted, please forever grant it mine.
Not as a possession that is to be locked away,
nor hidden in some unknown place.
What I ask is love. The truest of love. . .
That of the soul, yes of spirit. . .
that which binds one to another in an everlasting embrace.
And the physical, where love is expressed in the tenderness of
embraces and kisses, in play and laughter,
And tears of sadness and of joy.
If thou wilt not grant me this one simple,
But awesome wish, then wonder I to which path I should turn."
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Submitted on October 25, 2009

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