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Slow #Dance — More #Life November 19, 2009

Posted by aglakadam in Jara hut ke, Life and all, parenting.
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This is a poem written by a teenager with cancer.She wants to see how many people get her poem. It is quite a poem. This poem was written by a terminally ill young girl in a New York Hospital .

SLOW DANCE

Have you ever watched kids
On a merry-go-round?
Or listened to the rain
Slapping on the ground?

Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight?
Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?
You better slow down.

Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won’t last.

Do you run through each day
On the fly?
When you ask How are you?
Do you hear the reply?

When the day is done
Do you lie in your bed
With the next hundred chores Running through your head?

You’d better slow down
Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short.

The music won’t last.
Ever told your child,
We’ll do it tomorrow?
And in your haste,
Not see her sorrow?

Ever lost touch,
Let a good friendship die
Cause you never had time
To call and say,’Hi’

You’d better slow down.
Don’t dance so fast.
Time is short.
The music won’t last.

When you run so fast to get somewhere
You miss half the fun of getting there.
When you worry and hurry through your day,
It is like an unopened gift….
Thrown away.

Life is not a race.
Do take it slower
Hear the music
Before the song is over.

Comments»

1. Amrita - December 9, 2009

Wow… this poem is amazing putting thoughts into words and making a poem. If poeple think and live according to this poem world will be at peace. Thanks for sharing this.

aglakadam - December 10, 2009

You are welcome🙂


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