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Savor Every Flying Moment You're Alive
by Jim Dunlap
Thursday, June 30, 2005
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By Jim Dunlap


Savor every flying moment you’re alive –
The writing’s on the wall for all to read.
It’s not fallacy that just the strong survive.

So that luck smiles on chances you contrive,
Act yourself, but don’t just stand and plead.
Savor every flying moment you’re alive.

The outcome rests on just how hard you strive –
If your goal’s a harvest, plant the seed.
It’s not fallacy that just the strong survive.

Where flowers die, a weed may thrive –
And hope revives with a strong faith and creed.
Savor every flying moment you’ve alive.

Don’t covet anything achieved, till you arrive –
Many come to grief from their own greed.
It’s no fallacy that just the strong survive.

Success comes from a special kind of drive –
Avoid wars and strife, and you won’t bleed.
But savor every flying moment you’re alive –
It’s no fallacy that just the strong survive!

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Reviewed by David Young 1/5/2006
Excellent style
Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame 7/11/2005
ahhh..yopu never disappoint Jim..
saved this one..ty!

vesna*
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/5/2005
Very powerful write and message.
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 7/3/2005
Wise and Excellent Poetry Jim. This has got so much wisest advice and inspiration. Where flowers die a weed may thrive... Many come to grief from their own greed...
Superb in every single line every single thought. It's Absolutely Magnificent. I'm saving this one ok?
Thanks Jim What a Beautiful Inspiring truth filled poem. Thank You!
Tracey xoox (c :)
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/2/2005
I appreciate the wisdom in your poem Jim; and the presentation is superb as well. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/2/2005
Only the strong survive , and the weak go to the wall .
A salutary lesson is conveyed to us all here
Peter
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/1/2005
Jim,

Any day you wake up, breathing, above ground, is a great day to celebrate! :) Your words are beautifully inspiring--well done, Poet and friend!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/1/2005
Thanks for sharing this most powerful piece!!

Powerful message within it!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 7/1/2005
Powerful verse!!! I loved this poem.
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 7/1/2005

This outstanding Villanelle is etched on the door of the millennia.
"Savor Every Flying Moment You're Alive" glows its wise thoughts,
while ignites the dynamo of wisdom in the readers´hearts.

Thank You for enriching the history of Poetry, Poet!


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 7/1/2005
Well said, Jim.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 7/1/2005
What a wonderful message this is! It is full of wisdom!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Jimmy Holder 7/1/2005
I too love the message!
Well done!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 7/1/2005
Oh yes, love the strong message in this excellent poem!

Reindeer
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/30/2005
Very perceptive poem, and I agree that strength is necessary, but I also believe, where we get our power from will determine our eternity...

etw
Reviewed by jude forese 6/30/2005
yep, the weak just subsist, the strong survive ... insightfully powerful poetry ...
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