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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.

November by Walter de la Mare
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The impossible dream

LynneLynne Your TeacherHomePosts: 9,581 mod
edited February 2015 in Music
To dream the impossible dream.
To fight the unbeatable foe.
To bear with unbearable sorrow.
To run where the brave dare not go.

To right the unrightable wrong.
To be better far than you are.
To try when your arms are too weary,
To reach the unreachable star.

This is my quest, to follow that star,
No matter how hopeless, no matter how far,
To be willing to give when there's no more to give,
To be willing to die so that honour and justice may live.

And I know, if I'll only be true to this glorious quest,
That my heart will lie peaceful and calm when I'm laid to my rest.

And the world will be better for this,
That one man, scorned and covered with scars,
Still strove with his last ounce of courage
To reach the unreachable star.
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  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,581 mod
  • HermineHermine Moderator Posts: 6,661 mod
    What a voice. Lynne, thank you for the great song. Btw I`ve learnt some new words.
  • [Ex Member][Ex Member] Posts: 0 ✭✭
    @Lynne thank you so much to uploading this..the lyrics are so nice..it gives some thing to think..once again thanks.. :)
  • SairaSaira Posts: 846 ✭✭✭
    @Lynne, Ahhhhhhhhh beautiful song and mind blowing lyrics,awesome.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,061 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Lynne Awesome! Thank you for sharing this. :) I have written a poem years back about dreams, hopefully I will find it to share it with you.
  • YinYin Posts: 191 ✭✭
    Thanks for sharing

    It is a very encouraged song
  • mhoz000mhoz000 Posts: 21 ✭✭
    I like that song!
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,669 mod
    Great song @Lynne!
  • Rere2016Rere2016 Posts: 77 ✭✭
    To right the unrightable wrong
    To love pure and chaste from afar
    To try when your arms are too weary
    To reach the unreachable star
    This is my quest, to follow that star,
    No matter how hopeless, no matter how far
    To fight for the right without question or cause
    To be willing to march into hell for a heavenly cause
    And I know if I'll only be true to this glorious quest
    That my heart will lie peaceful and calm when I'm laid to my rest
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