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EPHEMERAL AND FLEETING

By: moonphish

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ephemeral and fleeting

just a momentary trip
in an ocean of eternity
a single toe we dip
from time's cascading waterfall
we get one drop to sip
ephemeral and fleeting
just a momentary trip
 
ephemeral and fleeting
just a walk along the ledge
in a canyon of enormity
we're clinging to the edge
and at this lofty level
its to oxygen we pledge
ephemeral and fleeting
just a walk along the ledge
 
ephemeral and fleeting
like a bird who learns to fly
they yearn to leave the nest 
and bravely reach out for the sky
they strive to get to heaven
but they never get that high
ephemeral and fleeting
like a bird that learns to fly
 
ephemeral and fleeting
like a word upon a page
that turns into a ghost
that will not last another age
its only an illusion
like a play upon a stage
ephemeral and fleeting
like a word upon a
 

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