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Don’t Cry for Tomorrow

Don’t cry for tomorrow
you made it to today

 
here as the minutes advance
taste them as the chef serves them
don’t compare right now to anything
 

don’t let your pattern-seeking brain
lead you down a road that isn’t there yet

 
yesterday was a mentor, a coach
but not one you want to lead you
 

as you digest the new seconds
put them in your box of recipes

 
remember you may never make those meals again
 
remember your greatest times were surprises
 
remember how you invented all those laughs
 
hold on to the menus of love and happiness
they will serve you as you serve them


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Von Smith

I am married to the love of my life. I am semi-retired. I started blogging 6 years ago. Now poetry, mostly Haiku. https://2thinkis2be.wordpress.com/

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