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IN THIS WORLD


How many miles must I go?
How many people must I know
to make my mark
in this world?

How many books must I read?
How many times must I do a good deed
to find myself
in this world?

How many times have I searched my soul?
As many times as the ocean waves roll,
trying to capture real joy
in this world.

Now I know what it is
I've been looking for
and it isn't behind any golden door.
It's only me,
accepting me,
living and loving
in this world.

K.Tate Jacoby
copyright May 1981

        
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