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Exercise in the Park

Reach for the sky and then touch your toesRepeat while breathing in and out through your nose.Slow down and rest as your lungs fill with fresh airLet your arms and head dangle and freely swing there. With your hands on a bench, do a dozen pushups or twoNow bend over backwards and do the Hulu.Run […]

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Tender Touch

Whenever I’m lonesome or feeling heart-brokenI know that from you kind words will be spoken.Your tender touch never fails to cheer meOf your love I don’t tire or ever grow weary. Your healing hands and tender touchAre the reason I love and need you so much.The touch of your hand lifts my spirit and soulAnd […]

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Walk in the Park

We took a long walk in the park yesterdayAnd for that I wanted to thank you and sayThat you turned the park into an enchanted placeAs we strolled slowly along at a leisurely pace. It was healthy to breathe all that flowery fresh airAs we walked along pathways and climbed stair after stairBut shortness of […]

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Growing in Love

Falling in love, falling in loveWith falling in love I am throughFalling in love, falling in loveIt’s something I no longer do. Falling in love, falling in loveOne thing I know that is true.It always implies that falling in loveMeans I can fall out of love with you. Rather than falling in love, I want […]

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Stranger’s Gate

Next time you venture into Central ParkWhether during the day or after darkDon’t forget to visit Stranger’s GateBefore the midnight hour and it’s far too late. It’s right across the street from the big red castleThere ain’t no long wait or big ticket hassleIt’s a great place to watch the sun go downIf you happen […]

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Keep Your Distance

Keep your distance … keep your distance You got to stay 6 feet away.Keep your distance … keep your distanceYou got to stay at home all day. (hey, hey!) Keep your distance … keep your distance You can’t go out today to play.Keep your distance … keep your distanceAll in the merry Month of May. (yay, yay!) […]

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Poet in the Park

A short poem or verse a thing of beauty can beWhen read or recited in public for free.When libraries and schools are temporarily closedWho will oppose hearing what you have composed? Hard-working New Yorkers who deserve a pay raiseOften lunch in the park on nice sunny days.Along with a concert or a little live musicFree […]

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Child on the Hill

Oh, look at the children on the hillTheir voices are joyful, gay and shrillThey dance and sing and laugh out loudMaking their mothers and fathers so proud. See the boys and girls run up the hillThen tumble down gleefully like Jack and JillTheir cries ring out midst peals of laughterThey’ll have lots of tales to […]

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Why I Love You

There’s a song in my heart that I want to impartTo tell all the world about you.I start the day with a song that keeps me feeling strongKnowing your love to be true. ‘Twas on a night like this that I stole my first kissAs you were looking deep into my eyes.Your lips close to […]

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My Inspiration

You inspire me … you light my fire.You take me higherThan I could ever go without you.You make me feel a new sensationAnd light up my imagination.……………………………………………. Now I write love songs to youAnd am singing my heart out too.You’re all I’ve ever dreamed ofWhen dreaming about love. You’re the one inspires meYou’re the one […]