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When a Body Loves Somebody

When a body has nobody
They’re a lonely soul;
When a body has nobody,
Life will take its toll.

When nobody finds somebody,
They’ll want them to stay;
When nobody finds somebody,
They’ll feel light and gay.

When somebody loves nobody,
Life will be quite dull,
But when a body loves somebody,
Life will soon be full.

And when nobody loves a body,
They’ll be sure to cry;
When nobody loves a body,
They will wonder why.

(with apologies to Dean Martin)
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Born in Denmark in 1953, I migrated to Australia with my family in 1957. After spending my school years in Yallourn, I moved to Melbourne in 1970 to attend Monash University. Having graduated with a science degree in 1975, I worked in various fields, such as youth work, teaching, politics (with a special interest in the natural environment), social research, community development, and finally, information technology. I have also completed two graduate diplomas: one in sociology and the other in information technology, both at Swinburne University. Now retired, my last position was as an IT Manager at Monash University. Gardening, art, poetry and writing have also been life-long interests.I have recently published my first book, 'The Cicada', which is a crime/mystery novel, set in Australia, four hundred years into the future.Website: ingemeldgaard.daportfolio.com more…

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