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From: Clint Erickson <clint1080@yahoo.com>
Subject: *dancin*
To: mona
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2002, 11:00 AM

> >
> > > Subject: Slow Dance
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > This poem was written by a terminally ill
> young girl in a New York
> > > Hospital.
> > >
> > >
> > > It was sent by a medical doctor – Make sure
> to read what is in the
> > > closing
> > > statement AFTER THE POEM.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > SLOW DANCE
> > >
> > >
> > > Have you ever watched kids
> > >
> > >
> > > On a merry-go-round?
> > >
> > >
> > > Or listened to the rain
> > >
> > >
> > > Slapping on the ground?
> > >
> > >
> > > Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight?
> > >
> > >
> > > Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?
> > >
> > >
> > > You better slow down.
> > >
> > >
> > > Don’t dance so fast.
> > >
> > >
> > > Time is short.
> > >
> > >
> > > The music won’t last.
> > >
> > >
> > > Do you run through each day
> > >
> > >
> > > On the fly?
> > >
> > >
> > > When you ask How are you?
> > >
> > >
> > > Do you hear the reply?
> > >
> > >
> > > When the day is done
> > >
> > >
> > > Do you lie in your bed
> > >
> > >
> > > With the next hundred chores
> > >
> > >
> > > Running through your head?
> > >
> > >
> > > You’d better slow down
> > >
> > >
> > > Don’t dance so fast.
> > >
> > >
> > > Time is short.
> > >
> > >
> > > The music won’t last.
> > >
> > >
> > > Ever told your child,
> > >
> > >
> > > We’ll do it tomorrow?
> > >
> > >
> > > And in your haste,
> > >
> > >
> > > Not see his sorrow?
> > >
> > >
> > > Ever lost touch,
> > >
> > >
> > > Let a good friendship die
> > >
> > >
> > > Cause you never had time
> > >
> > >
> > > To call and say,”hi”
> > >
> > >
> > > You’d better slow down.
> > >
> > >
> > > Don’t dance so fast.
> > >
> > >
> > > Time is short.
> > >
> > >
> > > The music won’t last.
> > > When you run so fast to get somewhere
> > >
> > >
> > > You miss half the fun of getting there.
> > >
> > >
> > > When you worry and hurry through your day,
> > >
> > >
> > > It is like an unopened gift….
> > >
> > >
> > > Thrown away.
> > >
> > >
> > > Life is not a race.
> > >
> > >
> > > Do take it slower
> > >
> > >
> > > Hear the music
> > >
> > >
> > > Before the song is over.
> > >
> > >
> > > PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO HELP THIS LITTLE
> GIRL.
> > >
> > >
> > > ALL FORWARDED E-MAILS ARE TRACKED TO OBTAIN
> THE TOTAL COUNT.
> > >
> > >
> > > Dear All:
> > >
> > >
> > > PLEASE pass this mail on to everybody you
> know.
> > >
> > >
> > > It is the request of a special little girl
> who
> > >
> > >
> > > will soon leave this world as she has
> cancer.
> > >
> > >
> > > Please send this to everyone you know or
> don’t know.
> > >
> > >
> > > This little girl has 6 months left to live,
> and as her dying wish,
> > >
> > >
> > > She wanted to send a letter telling everyone
> to live
> > >
> > >
> > > their life to the fullest, since she never
> will.
> > >
> > >
> > > She’ll never make it to prom, graduate from
> high
> > >
> > >
> > > school, or get married and have a family of
> her own.
> > >
> > >
> > > By you sending this to as many people as
> possible,

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