"Act Now & Save"

"Act Now & Save"

"Act Now & Save"

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Jan. 2 2008 7:51 AM

"Act Now & Save"

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It's a wonder the world keeps its whirling—

How I've waited
without a word—

Staring where
the sun's no longer—

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You gone
into ether, wherever

You want
to call it. Soon

Sun won't fight
off the cold

But today warm
even in the rain.

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Whatever the well
you want me

To fall down I will—

Meet me by the deepest
part of the river

And we'll drown together
wading out past

All care, beyond even
the shore's hollers.