It Doesn't Matter

(Found the first 8 lines of this in an old notebook of mine from the 1970s so thought I'd finish it off. Bit of a difference though between my younger thought processes and my older ones!)

 

It doesn’t matter anyway

That something went unseen today.

Everything fades away.

 

It doesn’t matter anyway

That coastal waters washed away

Our footprints in the sandy bay

That yesterday the sun was warm

And the boy next door played on the lawn

 

It doesn’t matter anyway

That much to my dismay

My bicycle was stolen whilst I was away

And last night our neighbour died in her sleep

She would have been seventy nine today

 

It doesn’t matter anyway

The day before it rained

And when our newspaper was delivered

Some of the pages were stained

The paperboy’s bag was leaking, he explained

 

It doesn’t matter anyway

That an evil man started world war two

He took the peace of the world and snapped it in two

So perhaps its time to think about the meaning

Of every minute of every day

 

It matters, it matters in every way

That something went unseen today

Nothing fades away.

life

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Rose Casserley

Sun 16th Jun 2013 10:12

One of your best Steve,thanks.x

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