what happened to the past today?


too many cold shoulders,

cold figures in stone-

love gone out like a lamp

littering the roadside.

Is this all I can expect-

a statue from the past

with no revolutionary future?

They once were more like clay

moulded by a warm touch-

caught in a photo-frame

but- now the color fades

and grey replaces color.

and so it goes as I sit and ponder

where all the opportunities did lay

and sometimes I have to wonder

what happened to the past today?

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About thelostkerryman

Thelostkerryman is an author, entrepreneur, and disciple- this side of Tir Na N'Og- living in the forests of a consistently confused country. Here in this hill country, hurling doesn't usually involve a hurley, store-made soda bread resembles an inedible Irish megalith, and Kerrygold is only found hidden like a luck penny in the belly of Kroger. This blog is an account of his adventures, thoughts, eclectic -and eccentric- ramblings, random or insightful poetry, humor and non-humor, pictures (photos), video, essays, fiction, poetic fiction, nonfiction, drama, and writing he has not classified in the description above. All of my posts, thelostkerryman.wordpress.com, everydayasadisciple.wordpress.com, and mrandmrsboring.wordpress.com are copywrited according to international copywrite law.
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