Blogging101, Poetry, Writing

The Silliness

Did get time to do blogging101 today – but have already done it really.

So in lieu – here’s an old poem of mine.

The Silliness

By Scott Bailey © 2014

We were the wise ones.
Wandering in from all over the world.
High on the haze of laughter and drink.
Occasional lovers, always just friends.
And game after game we polished our views.

Where did it go?
That time of the silliness, the time of the laughs.
Was it all crushed by the weight on our hearts?
Of life, of the world that we woke to and joined.

#blogging101

1 thought on “The Silliness”

  1. Well… diamonds are “crushed,” too, if you think about it. I guess what we become, over the years, is something mellower and more complex. It’s not so bad, even if there are a few sharp, bitter notes.

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