Sing On!

January 5, 2012
By thewordwarrior BRONZE, Kingston, Other
thewordwarrior BRONZE, Kingston, Other
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Favorite Quote:
“I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within.” –Gustave Flaubert

Sing while the dew drips gently off the roses,

Sing while the clouds drift quietly over head.

Sing while the tides come and go in their slow motion,

Sing while the moon still gives its lovely light.

And brother, when the flow of life takes a turn for the utter worst,

Sing on, I say, sing on–the journey is not too long.

Yes sister, when the flowers fade, the storm clouds roll and the skies are dark,

Sing on, I say, sing on–joy lies beyond the mountain.

The author's comments:
Life is rarely ever a straight line. It's usually more like a wavy line, or for some people, it can look more like a cardiogram, with many sharp up-and-down movements. We all have to cope, but there are good ways and bad ways to do that. Singing is one of the good ways, and that's what I want everyone to get from this poem. Sing your way through life, even if you 'can't sing', just sing anyway, and everything will be okay.

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