About the Poem
This is about being young once, enjoying the long, hot summers, the play grounds of life, then, 25 years later, you look, you search, it's gone. You end up looking at a lost youth through the eyes of the young, with a heavy heart and a tearful dream.
Bouncy castles, slides and swings,
The park is full of exciting things.
Children laughing, running, at play,
In a carefree world they live in today.
Sun shines on invisible flowers,
Naked from their eyes for hours.
The smell of blossom, sweet to the taste,
Their senses of life, a terrible waste.
To grow up too soon, old before time,
Dream of days gone by play on your mind.
Sitting and wishing that you are they,
The children, laughing, singing, at play.
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