Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Rookie - 76 Points (Baltimore, Maryland)

If It Makes You Happy


Do it!
Live today!
Love today!
Laugh today!
Hope again today!
But make no promises...
Hold fast to today's kiss
Not tomorrow's dream
Lest tear stained goodbyes steal life's breath and
Leave you incomplete!


Dorothy Alves Holmes
Singing Still

written 1966

Submitted: Thursday, March 07, 2013

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