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Jade Leven

(March 19,1994 / California)

As Long As I'm Around


nobody can hurt you
as long as I'm around
if they try to keep you down
I'll get you off the ground

don't let them tell you anything
that makes you hurt inside
but whether you give in or not
that is for you to decide

don't let them say those hurtful words
refuse to hear a sound
you'll always be protected
as long as I'm around

I'll fight for you
and all your dreams
your heart is the most beautiful thing
that I have ever seen

the day you came and stood beside me
my heaven was found
you never have to look for love
as long as I'm around

Submitted: Monday, June 04, 2007
Edited: Monday, March 07, 2011

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  • Laurelin M. Estel (8/25/2007 12:33:00 AM)

    I love this poem, so simple, yet so powerful. i'm sure that Kate, Isaiah, and Elise feel very loved; p (Report) Reply

  • Kathleen Alm (6/24/2007 6:17:00 PM)

    I love this poem because you can tell that a lot of thought and heart went into writing it. I'm sure Kate and Isaiah would feel very very very very very special when they read this poem. Hint, hint. (Report) Reply

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