Life

 

If I could walk forward,

Without losing the past,

Would the hopes,

That I carried,

Be still in my grasp,

Would the dreams,

That I dreamt,

And the prayers,

That I said,

Stay with me always,

Where ever I tread,

Would the resilience,

Of youth,

And the knowledge of time,

Learn to appreciate,

To unite and combine,

Would tomorrow’s forgiveness,

Be my remedy for today,

Would life become clearer,

If I knew what to say.

5 thoughts on “Life

  1. Reblogged this on Bastet and Sekhmet's Library and commented:
    The answers that come
    as we walk through the days
    of life’s mysterious, glorious ways
    are just for a short moment
    of concentrated time
    when all can be seen
    as a perfect well-balanced rhyme
    then once again
    we walk ’round the bend
    and the questions begin anew
    and what of the dreams
    the life that we dreamt
    and the prayers
    and the resolence of youth.
    Helen Midgley’s poem inspired …

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