Wednesday, 16 September 2015

What Are You Saving Yourself For?

You hesitate to say hello –
To that girl or boy,
To the stranger needing help,
You think twice about some invitation -
Another day, another time perhaps.

You aren’t ready, least not today
What with this and that, you have to do.
And so that chance you should have taken,
Has flown, has gone, has disappeared.

What are you saving your little self for?
Are you so sure of another chance?
Another day, another tune,
So certain of that one more dance?

What are you saving your little heart for?
Some far off day when your luck will flow?
Why delay and wait on something,
When the end is closer than you know.

bobby stevenson 2015

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