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Under The Bed

Look behind the curtain
Look behind the door
This one thing is certain, life is to explore

Look below the surface
Look below the skin
Select a real purpose; life is meant to win

Look above the struggle
Look above the fray
Though events may juggle, life is to assay

Look into the creature
Look into the soul
The pupil is teacher; life is poised to goal

Look beyond the instant
Look beyond the time
Dismiss any affront; life is juice to prime

Look under the pillow
Look under the bed
Everything is mellow; life is not to dread

Look over the rainbow
Look over the scene
Attain a new plateau; life is ripe to glean
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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