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OfflineI AM SWIM
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Row, row, row your boat
    #11375430 - 11/03/09 11:03 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Gently down the stream.

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily


Life is but a dream.

























































































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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: I AM SWIM]
    #11375455 - 11/03/09 11:10 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

bob marley said "some people think that life is a dream so they make matters worse"



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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: Doctor_Dick]
    #11375482 - 11/03/09 11:15 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow --
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand --
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep -- while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?

~Edgar Allen Poe
"A Dream Within A Dream"


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OfflineI AM SWIM
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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: Doctor_Dick]
    #11375507 - 11/03/09 11:19 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

I don't think, by thinking that life is a dream, is the cause for making matters worst.

It can be, but over all

Making matters worst is obviously the cause for making matters worst.



It's a beautiful dream, if it is indeed a dream, but it's all but a dream.






.. I just grabbed this from wikipedia, somebody might find it interesting ..

"The lyrics have often been used as a metaphor for life's difficult choices, and many see the boat as referring to one's self or a group with which one identifies.[2] Rowing is a skillful, if tedious, practice that takes perfection but also directs the vessel.[3] When sung as a group, the act of rowing becomes a unifier, as oars must be in sync in a rowboat. The idea that man travels along a certain stream, suggests boundaries in the path of choices and in free will.[4] The third line recommends that challenges should be greeted in stride while open to joy with a smile.[5] The final line, "life is but a dream", is perhaps the most meaningful. With a religious point of view, life and the physical plane may be regarded as having equivalent value as that of a dream, such that troubles are seen in the context of a lesser reality once one has awakened.[6] Conversely, the line can just as equally convey nihilist sentiments on the meaninglessness of man's actions."


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: CosmicFool]
    #11375514 - 11/03/09 11:20 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

CosmicFool said:
Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow --
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand --
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep -- while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?

~Edgar Allen Poe
"A Dream Within A Dream"





That was really cool, i need to read some moe poe.


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: I AM SWIM]
    #11375556 - 11/03/09 11:29 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

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I AM SWIM said:
That was really cool, i need to read some moe poe.





http://poestories.com/


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: CosmicFool]
    #11375566 - 11/03/09 11:30 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

how do you guys turn a simple nursery rhyme into a deep meaningful  conversation:thumbup:


Edited by ShroomerRoss (11/03/09 11:31 AM)


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: ShroomerRoss]
    #11375600 - 11/03/09 11:39 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: Life Upon Death]
    #11375607 - 11/03/09 11:40 AM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Edgar Allen Poe = 666 in gematria if anyones interested


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: Life Upon Death]
    #11375780 - 11/03/09 12:08 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

I got that on dvd, it's very weird.


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: I AM SWIM]
    #11376265 - 11/03/09 01:28 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

I AM SWIM said:
Gently down the stream.
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily
Life is but a dream.




:heart:


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: I AM SWIM]
    #11376368 - 11/03/09 01:46 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

A child's rhyme stuck in my head.
It said that life is but a dream.
I've spent so many years in question
to find I've known this all along.


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: ShroomerRoss]
    #11377853 - 11/03/09 05:30 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

ShroomerRoss said:
how do you guys turn a simple nursery rhyme into a deep meaningful  conversation:thumbup:




Most "nursery rhymes" DO have a fairly complex meaning


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: I AM SWIM]
    #11377886 - 11/03/09 05:35 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)



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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: I AM SWIM]
    #11377929 - 11/03/09 05:40 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Roll,roll,roll a joint
pass it down the line
take a toke n'
keep on smokin'
blow your fuckin' mind


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: i hate liz]
    #11377930 - 11/03/09 05:41 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

lol every post by I AM SWIM has a 'feels good man' somewhere in it.


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: tyrannicalrex]
    #11378019 - 11/03/09 05:52 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

tyrannicalrex said:
Roll,roll,roll a joint
pass it down the line
take a toke n'
keep on smokin'
blow your fuckin' mind





:yesnod:


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: CosmicFool]
    #11378031 - 11/03/09 05:54 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

Quote:

CosmicFool said:
Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow --
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand --
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep -- while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?

~Edgar Allen Poe
"A Dream Within A Dream"





Indeed.


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: Morgenstern]
    #11378049 - 11/03/09 05:57 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What The Heart Of The Young Man Said To The Psalmist.

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
  Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
  And things are not what they seem.

Life is real! Life is earnest!
  And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
  Was not spoken of the soul.

Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,
  Is our destined end or way;
But to act, that each to-morrow
  Find us farther than to-day.

Art is long, and Time is fleeting,
  And our hearts, though stout and brave,
Still, like muffled drums, are beating
  Funeral marches to the grave.

In the world’s broad field of battle,
  In the bivouac of Life,
Be not like dumb, driven cattle!
  Be a hero in the strife!

Trust no Future, howe’er pleasant!
  Let the dead Past bury its dead!
Act,— act in the living Present!
  Heart within, and God o’erhead!

Lives of great men all remind us
  We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
  Footprints on the sands of time;

Footprints, that perhaps another,
  Sailing o’er life’s solemn main,
A forlorn and shipwrecked brother,
  Seeing, shall take heart again.

Let us, then, be up and doing,
  With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
  Learn to labor and to wait.


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Re: Row, row, row your boat [Re: meatcakeman]
    #11378055 - 11/03/09 05:58 PM (8 years, 1 month ago)

:sad:
I broke up w/ my last girlfriend by reciting "a dream within a dream"

regardless it's still one of my favorite poems.


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