THE ROAD BEHIND – REPRISE

By Charles Robert Lindholm   2-18-2017  at 3:00 a.m.

 

My days are moving faster now

than they ever did

and summers lasted longer

when I was just a kid

 

I don’t know all the reasons why

the seasons, fly by

but there are too many candles

on my birthday cake

 

I can’t take it slower

though I know I should

’cause the world is turning faster

than I wish it would

 

I know I’m growing older

and that time will not erase

the lines and all the creases

I see upon my face

 

So, I’m saving up my memories

of the way things were

before they get too fuzzy

and all become a blur

 

I’ve lived and laughed and loved

but in the end we find

“the road ahead is shorter

than the one we’ve left behind”

 

© 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm – All Rights Reserved

5 thoughts on “THE ROAD BEHIND – REPRISE

  1. I once had a sculpture professor who looked at a piece I had done and said, “I wish I had done that.” It was the highest compliment he could have given me as his work was superb. When I read your poem, I remember his line…I wish I had written that. 🙂 hugs, pat

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    1. OMG! Pat!! You’ve made my month!!! What a sweet and generous comment!! I’m so happy this made my month!!! You are right that is the highest compliment you can receive and I am so humbled! I have read many of your works and thought – Wow, I wish I had thought of that or written those words!! You made my heart sing, Dear Pat!!! Bless you, My Dear!!!
      xoxo – 💖🌹🌹😊
      Chuck

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