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Re: Change

Posted by ESC on May 26, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Change posted by ESC on May 26, 2005

: : I am hoping someone on this board can help me. A few days ago, my life was forever changed in only an instant. I want to get a tattoo that will remind me that everything can change in an instant. I am going to put the phrase in small script in the form of a tattoo...does anyone know of a short phrase or quotation that embodies this idea? I would greatly appreciate your help.

: Well, there's the song:

: I close my eyes
: Only for a moment, then the moment's gone
: All my dreams
: Pass before my eyes, a curiosity
: Dust in the wind
: All they are is dust in the wind

: Same old song
: Just a drop of water in an endless sea
: All we do
: Crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see
: Dust in the wind
: All we are is dust in the wind, ohh

: Now, don't hang on
: Nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky
: It slips away
: And all your money won't another minute buy
: Dust in the wind
: All we are is dust in the wind
: All we are is dust in the wind

Then there is a word:
Ephemeral
Main Entry: 1ephem·er·al
Pronunciation: i-'fem-r&l, -'fEm-; -'fe-m&-, -'fE-
Function: adjective
Etymology: Greek ephEmeros lasting a day, daily, from epi- + hEmera day
1 : lasting one day only
2 : lasting a very short time
synonym see TRANSIENT
- ephem·er·al·ly /-r&-lE/ adverb