YESTERDAY ONCE MORE - a re-post for Summer

Pausing high above the beach,

I watch the children out of reach,

Racing down the golden sand,

Leaping...laughing...hand in hand.


Children dancing in the sea

Remind me how I used to be,

Free from care and full of fun,

A happy boy beneath the sun.


Time goes by, yet time stands still,

And moment follows moment till

What is now once went before

And what is past returns once more.


I watch the children in the sea

And when I laugh, they laugh with me,

And when they shout, I shout with joy!

Again I am that happy boy.





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M.C. Newberry

Fri 5th Jul 2019 19:52

Thanks for the comments and the "likes".
A warm summer afternoon by the sea in Devon had me sitting on a cliff-top bench watching the folk on the beach below. These lines
lodged in my mind as I looked down at the happy holidaymakers
having fun.

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Don Matthews

Fri 5th Jul 2019 00:57

Youth let us
Have so much
Oldies can look
But cannot touch ?

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Martin Elder

Thu 4th Jul 2019 22:14

Certainly takes me back to happy summer days as a carefree youngster.
Nice one Mark

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Thu 4th Jul 2019 21:43

You've caught me up with this in your sheer boyish ecstasy Mark. A simple rhyming reaching back which brings the whole focus of age crashing down like those waves with a hop and a skip!


Devon Brock

Thu 4th Jul 2019 18:21

I think I may get caught up in the light, fun, and positive today. Thanks, MC.


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