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How to Live

The power of friendship

By Julie LacksonenPublished about a year ago 1 min read
How to Live
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Going through the motions

Without any notions

Of taking on any life change.


Then you came along,

And you sang a new song,

With ideas of a different range.


You became my true friend,

Helped me learn how to mend,

And believe in the power of good.


In your arms, I am free

To accept the real me,

And now - finally - I'm understood.


I get caught in your gaze.

I've been smiling for days.

As we seek to find new ways to give.


At last, I've begun

To experience fun.

In short, you've shown me how to live.

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About the Creator

Julie Lacksonen

Julie has been a music teacher at a public school in Arizona since 1987. She enjoys writing, reading, walking, swimming, and spending time with family.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a year ago


  • Cathy holmesabout a year ago

    This is beautiful.

  • SJ Coveyabout a year ago

    ❤️😍🥰love this poem

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