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Carl W. Cole
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Once, years ago, we sailed into harm's way with these few men.
Now they shall be with us always.
 
Some we knew in school,
Some from other towns,
Some even from distant lands.
 
Once, years ago, we sailed into harm's way with these few men.
Now they shall be with us always.
 
Some we speak to still,
Some were lost to age,
Some never even came home.
 
Once, years ago, we sailed into harm's way with these few men.
Now they shall be with us always.
 
Written February 15, 2005,
upon learning that an Aussie friend had lost an old mate to age and illness.
 
Copyright 2005 Carl W. Cole
If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. ~ Chinese proverb