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There's a lake out there
The water's calm
As one looks out
He can see no harm


Upon its surface
There's a small boat
And all around
Some swans do float


The water's like
A sheet of glass
Just how long
Will this serenity last


One bends down
Picks up a stone
Without a thought
It is then thrown


As it strikes
Those waters deep
The ripples outwards
Begin to creep


That very stone
Is like a wedge
Causing outward ripples
To water's edge


One small stone
Did suddenly cease
That calm water
Which looked at peace


It only takes
One with wrong mind
To shatter peace
For all mankind


No matter what
You say or do
Don't be like that stone
That someone threw


Instead be like that lake
That looked so calm
'Til that stone was thrown
With that throw brought harm


For winds will cause
Those ripples to flow
But we can weather
Those storms we know


It's when someone
Becomes that stone
That we no longer
Stand all alone


Remove that stone
From waters deep
So once again
Our peace we'll keep



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Dark Blue Knight ~ Eddie
16th February 2005
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