Never Give Up

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She came to me with a proposition

toward which I was disinclined

“Let’s fly away together,

away together,” she said

I said, “My dear, you know that I

 

Never give up

Never surrender

When your pain’s in the past

there’s nothing there to remember

 

He came to me with a bottle of spirits

His problems deepened by the day

“Let’s fade away together,

away together,” he said

I said, “My friend, you know what they say;

 

Never give up

Never surrender

When they have you on your back

you remain far from defenseless

 

They come to me with their trials and tribulations

and yet they never remember mine

Humans are selfish

That’s just the way it is

A product of divine design

 

Never give up

Never surrender

When you’re all on your own

then you have no one to fend for

 

She came to me with a premonition

“Mommy is gone, and I’m afraid

Daddy’s alone today, and yesterday,

and every day.

Is life supposed to be this way?”

And to this little angel

I can only think to say ..

 

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