Wipe away the past and start again

Wipe away the past and start again
Living life as if we’re aged only nine or ten
When we’d hardly heard of armies, parties of famous men
And the just wars were an unknown sea in a camera lens

Remembering how slow was the pace of the human race
And in between our steps the wild flowers grow
And there was time to look at one another without any haste
And to find out all you needed to know

Nowadays only the wind has time to rest
On a quiet day it settles in the empty sparrows nest
While man will climb over each other’s backs
In the race to get to the moon and back

So wipe away the past and start again
Begin without the walls that we’ve had to defend
Start as if the rain had just gone away
Start again and build a brand new day

Or soon there’ll be no time to write a song
Fall in love or learn how to belong
Or soon there’ll be no time to look at the stars
Or play children’s games or have children’s fun

Author: blackbird212012

I am interested in multimedia work: songwriting, art, and creative writing. I have been involved also in theatre and music performances.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Roadtirement

"Traveling and Retired"

CANA

100% Love & Belief

Poet The Mirror

Poetry My Religion

New Lune

A blog full of tips, inspiration and freebies!

chicpress

Where Words Come To Life

Artistcoveries

Discovering the joy of art

dVerse

Poets Pub

Priyanshi shah

Architect,Thinker and Dreamer.

Bio-Blogger

Bio-Blogger is an excellent source for collaborations and to explore your businesses & talents.

flawsome

being imperfectly perfect

Author & Graphic Illustrator

books & stories for young readers

Paper Tiger Poetry

live perfomance poetry and comedy

The Hermit Poet's Ramblings

Poetry BLOG By Edge of Humanity Magazine

chopkins2x3

Life, love, photos, poetry, prayer,and personal musings: a bit of everything

IMPREINT journal

The official bulletin of the artist IMPREINT created to repost excerpts from 'En plein air'.

SHE-ensya

A Filipina Scientist

%d bloggers like this: