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Slow Dance

Just something good to think about.....because no matter how busy we get - and don't we just, it is important to sometimes just slow down and take time to appreciate all the good around us too !

Because it is there - even though we sadly too often forget to notice it !

This poem was written by a girl in her teens who has terminal cancer.



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 his 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.

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