The Old Man And The Boy

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Old man and boy

The old man and the boy spent a lifetime sharing tales
Of days when the man was not so old and he’d ride on the backs of whales

The boy listened closely, held in awe, to the stories that he heard
And when he saw the glint in the old man’s eyes the boy didn’t doubt a word

On a sandy beach the two would walk, the man’s dog by their side
Throwing pebbles out to the sea, racing against the tide
Like guardians the two would stand with their winter coats drawn tight
And in the summertime round an old campfire they’d share stories in the night

There was love in his eyes when the old man smiled
And the love it was returned
And the boy would pray there’d never be a time
When the fire …

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