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Teddy temple


You only live once


Take no chances as you struggle to live well
As opportunity comes once but temptations lean by the doorbell
Make use of them appropriately and don't always look pale

Whatever your hands finds to do, do it with all your might
As each day has its own battles to fight
Struggle hard to bring your best into light

A life well lived makes a legacy
commendable and an example to others
For there is no living twice

Submitted: Sunday, March 17, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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