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We Go Together

We go together like PB and J
We go together just this way

We go together like one and two
We go together just me and you

We go together like sand and seas
We go together a pod with two peas

We go together like here and there
We go together like a matchless pair

We go together like coffee and cream
We go together like love in a dream

We go together like a perfect rhyme
And we’ll go together for a lifetime

Because…
I am yours and you are mine©

by Mac

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Keep It Together

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Why do you call one another names?

You say that you are faultless

As many self-proclaim

But life is not always black and white

And sometimes we disagree

Or we straight out fight

But to dismiss what one holds true

Belittle, label another person

Is not for me or you to do

If we could all just be more self-aware

Consider each other’s view

As this world we share

Using slurs such as prejudice and racist

Name calling without reason

No proof or any basis

This will not bring us together in any way

Make the divisions larger still

Never see a newer day

Why not grow? Instead you embrace the strife

Not understanding how to respect all

Or learn about each other’s life

I ask you to look for some good in every person

As you will encounter many on this journey

Instead of the conflicts worsen

Don’t hold things against another without cause

Take time to learn about each other, listen

So future generations can applause©

by Mac

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The Ocean Song

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by Mac©

I could listen all night long to the sound of your rhythmic song

Your waves they splash to and fro as the waters ebb and flow

I shut my eyes, listen close as I hear the song you chose

A perfect pitch, a lucid role as you sing a tranquil solo

The melody touches deep, soothing me, I fall asleep

Sands of time are lost to me as I drift out to sea

Dancing on waters vast, but night will not last

So I bid you, adieu! Oh Ocean, I do love you©

by Mac

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You Are

You are my hideaway

Where I long to be

When the world gets tough

Your love rescues me

You are my shooting star

When I search the sky

The light to guide my way

A twinkle in my eye

You are my sweet melody

Rythm to my feet

Giving my heart a song

Make it skip a beat

You are my precious gem

Diamond in the rough

You’ve been cut and shaped

Life’s made you tough

You are my all and everything

With you I long to be

No question, this love’s forever

Between you and me©

by Mac

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Reality’s Dream

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Floating through the vibrant sky

Watching birds flying by

Clouds above and clouds below

No idea where I will go

Don’t know much about such dreams

Reality’s altered so it seems

Saw a boat pass me without a crew

Alone it rowed as it flew

Then fishes blowing lots of bubbles

A moment I forgot my troubles

Surfer dude with a great big board

Told of places he’d explored

Still on I floated without much care

Wishing only you were there

Dolphins swam and talked with me

All about this great sky sea

A shooting star waltzed with the moon

On the sands of time at noon

Mr. Turtle brought me an umbrella drink

It was on his back, I really think

But not sure I trust my eyes much anymore

Just saw a shark walk on the shore

The crabs and lobsters, urchins and starfish

Told me I could have what I wish

No longer did I want to dream of this sea

Waking up I found I was still me

A mermaid in love with this vast blue ocean

Forever together with much devotion

To feel you gently caress my hair and skin

You push back as I move my fin

Yes, there is no place that I would rather be

Just a mermaid under the sea©

by Mac

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This War

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You come with hopes to destroy

Everything that I hold dear

Looking to take my joy

A struggle builds, my wall tatters

War injures without mercy 

Until nothing matters

Shattered, broken and also maimed

I’m no longer of a sound mind 

A victory you’ve claimed

My defenses you have torn asunder

Coming in you take your fill

My mind you plunder

Your tenticles reaching in, attack

Find the weakest parts of me

On them you’ll snack

Until I’m just a broken, empty vessel

Nothing but a worthless shell

With darkness I wrestle

Depression is a well trained opponent

This war continues for my mind

One day I hope to own it©

by Mac

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Your Eyes

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Your eyes are a window to my soul
Peering in them, I am made whole
Looking deeply into their darkness
Seeing love, you’re never heartless

Your eyes are a door into my mind
Help when I can’t the answers find
Emboldend with a serious wanting
Or sometimes an intense haunting

Your eyes are a book upon the shelf
Tender words for me and no one else
Enchanting me with a smile so wide
For the love in them you cannot hide

Your eyes are a map guiding me home
Reminding me always I’m never alone
And when your eyes do close in sleep
It’s me in your dreams they will keep©

by Mac

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