an 80s poem for my brother

Once in a Lifetime

By Shalay for Russ

Hey you

are we comfortably numb

mumbling along to the practical song?

are you Tom Sawyer?

or a brick in the wall?

Am I a spirit in the material world,

Or a material girl?

We were moving in stereo

Then they blinded me with science,

and I ran

one of our submarines is missing.

bring it closer to the heart

We really should have seen through the

airwaves

You might think I am crazy

But

We’re not on a road to nowhere.

Take me to the river,

Water’s flowing underground

The world is, the world is
Love and life are deep
Maybe as his skies are wide

Switch off the mind and let the heart decide

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

%d bloggers like this: