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Phillip Coffey - Short Distance

Short Distance - By Phillip Coffey
Streamlining my emotions - meanwhile blowing my big nose
Carefully, not to loose all of my stored - up wasted energy.
Yet my thoughts drive me to meaningful - simple, happy situations
With friends and family, closely knit, many gone -pocket knife for Christmas.

Where can I find the simplest of all joys - long gone days - kept memories.
Yes, only those - piles of cover to comfort my sister and myself from the cold
Infrequent harsh Winters, but always, seemingly lasting longer than expected.
Snow so deep, Red 641,'59 model Ford tractor - removing for short distance(s).

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