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You Can't Take It With You

You can't take it with you

Into the next round

These friends you've made

These lives you've led

These truths you spun,

and wove into a web,

then built into a fort.

But somehow it becomes you

And finds a way to come along.

It changes its weight,

Its shape,

Its look.

When it feels like you've lost it,

Lost all that you've gained,

Like that moment of lightness

Right before rain,

It breaks thru

And showers on everything

Clearing the debris

So you can find your way

Thru the gnarling roots

on the path at your feet.

As you step into the clearing

You'll see

You will have what you need

Just when you thought

You had nothing at all.

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