Around the Corner
Posted by Tommy on November 05, 1998 at 08:35:26:

[Original Author : Henson Towne]

> >Around the corner I have a friend,
> >In this great city that has no end,
> >Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
> >And before I know it,
> >A year is gone.
> >And I never see my old friends face,
> >For life is a swift and terrible race,
> >He knows I like him just as well,
> >As in the days when I rang his bell.
> >And he rang mine if, we were younger then,
> >And now we are busy, tired men.
> >Tired of playing a foolish game,
> >Tired of trying to make a name.
> >"Tomorrow" I say "I will call on Jim"
> >"Just to show that I'm thinking of him."
> >But tomorrow comes and tomorrow goes,
> >And the distance between us grows and grows.
> >Around the corner!-yet miles away,
> >"Here's a telegram sir, Jim died today."
> >And that's what we get and deserve in the end.
> >Around the corner, a vanished friend.
> >Remember to always say what you mean.
> >
> >If you love someone, tell them.
> >Don't be afraid to express yourself.
> >Reach out and tell someone what they mean to you.
> >Because when you decide that it is the right time,
> >it might be to late.
> >
> >Seize the day.
> >Never have regrets.
> >And most importantly, stay close to your
> >friends and family, for they have helped make you
> >the person that you are today.
> >
> >Pass this along to your friends.
> >It could make a difference.
> >
> >The difference between doing all that you can or
> >having regrets which may stay with you forever.
> >
> >"It's nice to be important, but it's more important to
> >be nice."
> >
> >"Of all things you wear, your smile is most important."

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