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Tall Man ©

For BIG BILL my friend who lived in Motherwell, Scotland. He was six foot three and a Brilliant Biochemist. He died of cancer just on two years ago.

Thomas Matthew Edgar
Melbourne, Australia
2005

Tall man, striding long
Singing life’s eternal song
What’s tomorrow in life’s foray?
“Carpe Diem” come!! seize the day

Savor what has gone before
What’s “new” arriving on our shore?
But the time is “now” is what I say
“Carpe Diem” please seize the day

He once stood tall he once stood strong,
He once stood firm against the throng,
But ”Gather your rosebuds while you may”
“Carpe Diem” just seize the day.

It's over now he’s gone to rest
Along life’s way he passed the test
He grabbed the “moment” along the way
“Carpe Diem”. He seized the day!


CARPE DIEM
Forever is composed of nows. ~Emily Dickinson
The past is a good place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there. ~Author Unknown
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present. ~Babatunde Olatunji
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. ~James Dean

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