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Timing



Down to the pier, "Don't miss the boat"
Pass across the gangway
Keep all your hopes and dreams afloat
No adventures delay

"Step to the plate" and take a swing
Strikeout or homeruns score
To certainty you can not cling
Your courage now explore

Never let shyness "keep you back"
Somehow risk rejection
Perhaps you'll find there is no lack
A surprise connection

Arriving past the "last flight out"
Too late the sad refrain
Timing is what it's all about
Chance may not come again
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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