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by CJ Heck

Tuesday, May 02, 2006
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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tongue in cheek humor


What if we are all born with
a predetermined number
of heartbeats
and when they're gone,
we're gone?
Just in case it's true ,
I'm sure not
going to waste mine
running down some road
in silly spandex
pants and a jog bra.
I'm going to make my
thumping little tickets stretch
to as many years as I can
... especially since at my age,
I've used up so many of them
just getting here.
I'll spread them out,
save them for what's important,
like running away from
something or someone bad.
I also intend to use a lot of them
for making love.
If life really is a journey
and not a destination,
I might as well enjoy myself
along the way ...

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Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 12/13/2006
Well done! This also makes me smile & it is no wonder you have so many watching you soar... You are a treasure!
Reviewed by Rusty Daily 12/7/2006
Well, in that case CJ, I'm not going to read any more of your romantic know...using up the heart beats...but what the's worth it. smiles
Wasted heartbeat hugs
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 5/11/2006
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. I love this one, CJ!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/11/2006
This one made me smile; well done! Very wise, sage advice, with a touch of humor.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

And whata way to go!
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 5/8/2006
well done
Reviewed by William DeVault 5/5/2006
Amen. Amen. Amen. Er...can I get an 'amen'?
Reviewed by Amy Avatar 5/3/2006
"No wasted heartbeats" have
me thinking how right you are...
Great advice....and great write...
Amy Ramdass
Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/3/2006
I'm with you why waste them of frivolous things. My heartbeats grow shorter every day.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/2/2006
I think this is very wise advice. Thank you for sharing it, CJ. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/2/2006
Love the humor! Excellent theorizing;-)

Reviewed by Peter Paton 5/2/2006
I agree completely...lols
Make the most of it, you only live once...and always go all out in life !
Love and Light

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