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Joined: 9/21/2010
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Where do all the good times go?
They pass,
these moments you wish were forever,
these times that could be your eternity.
They slip through our fingers
too precious to waste
but too fragile to hold on to,
so where do they go?
What do they become
in that transient in-between?
Stuck somewhere
halfway from reality
to your hope for forever.
They fade
edges sewn into
the patchwork quilt
of the past
with its ragged edges
loose strings
colors faded
edges blurred
stained with tears
and infinite pain.
They settle into that downy past
soft and glowing
forever fading away.
And we turn our backs
as those moments become
bound into the past.
But you and me,
we see nothing in tomorrow.
There are only shades of gray
waiting ahead
the line of the horizon
blurred to unrecognizable.
So come with me.
We’ll take a step back.
We’ll unravel the threads
cut away the threads
that bind us to the race
towards tomorrow.
We’ll find our way
into that downy past
sink back into
those dusty, golden moments.
And we’ll live there
in our own eternity,
sinking into dreams
of the past
sewn into the quilt
of what has been.
And in those golden
you and me,
we’ll live

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