02 August 2011

when I look back

When I am older, and hopefully wiser
when I look back at my life and wonder
what will I wonder about?

Will my dreams be fulfilled
or lamented while I sleep?
Will my family be around,
or is it my own company I keep?

Have the footprints I made been left behind,
or washed away like the weeds in the sand?
When the sun sinks low behind the waves,
will anyone remember my name?

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