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Circa 1990's.
Copyright © 2011 Douglas W. Jerving.
All Rights Reserved.

Donít think thereís any hope. There isnít.
The best a man can do is die.
Dreams have all been meant to shatter.
Flowers wither, leaves to scatter
ĎTil you find it doesnít matter
Couldnít care less whatís the clatter
Of bones to earth and soul to sky.


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