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Bob Ritchie
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“The clock of life is wound but once,
And no man has the power
To tell just when the hands will stop
At late or early hour.

To lose one's wealth is sad indeed,
To lose one's health is more,
To lose one's soul is such a loss
That no man can restore.

The present only is our own,
So live, love, toil with a will,
Place no faith in "Tomorrow,"
For the Clock may then be still.”

― Robert H. Smith

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Irish
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Nice! I'm wondering who Robert H. Smith is.
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Herb Phillips
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All I could find out is he copyrighted the poem in 1932. I could not find a biography.
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Robert Dedman
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That poem is almost as old as I am. Enjoyed it very much and it is so true. Thanks for posting. [Smile]
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Bob Willcutts
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Bob Ritchie
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Hoping that is AM not PM.
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Bob Willcutts
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Like it Says: "What Ever".
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