Friday, November 26, 2010

Song Tune

         Song Tune

        The song,
    The song of life,
The song of life is played in the key of time.

Seconds tick minutes into hours for days to find
As weeks couple bearing months that years combine
Into passing decades etched forever on the mind.
Friends, in chorus, help harmonize the melody divine.

            But the tune,
        The tune is ours
    The tune is ours alone,
But the tune is ours, ours, all alone to find.

              Ronald C.Downie

I consider this poem my signature poem sort of like a singer or an orchestra known by a song or tune as soon as it's played.
The Song of life is all around us in all the Sounds of the universe. But we are limited by this thing called time, the ultimate regulator of life. It is the tune, our own personal tune, that must concern us. Our own tune is ultimately all that we have of our own selves.


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