HOW YOU LIVE YOUR DASH

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    HOW YOU LIVE YOUR DASH
    I read of a man who stood to speak
    At the funeral of a friend...
    He referred to the dates on his tombstone
    From the beginning...to the end...
    He noted that first came his date of birth
    And spoke the following date with tears,
    Was the dash between those years? (1916 -1982)
    For that dash represents all the time
    That he spent alive on earth.....
    And now only those who loved him
    Know what that little line is worth...
    For it matters not, how much we own:
    The cars...the house...the cash,
    What matters is how we live and love
    And how we spend our dash...
    So think about this long and hard.....
    Are there things you'd like to change?
    For you never know how much time is left,
    That can still be rearranged...
    To consider what's true and real,
    And always try to understand
    The way other people feel...
    And be less quick to anger,
    And show appreciation more
    And love the people in our lives
    Like we've never loved before...
    If we treat each other with respect,
    And more often wear a smile....
    Remembering that this special dash
    Might only last a little while...
    So, when your eulogy's being read
    With your life's actions to rehash.....
    Would you be proud of the things they say
    About how you spent your dash?

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    Stuka pilot nice siggy but could you down-size it a bit please ? also would love to see a taste of your late war pics - 1945 on a seperate thread if you have info available and willing to share
     
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    that really is a great poem!
     
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