SUNDAY NITE AT THE MARKET

What if Iím past the past now
What if Iím now, just done with it all
Do I get a break and get to change everyoneís mind
About what Iíd done before I asked
What if Iím past the past now
How come all the memories around me are longer than mine
How come there ainít no distance between the last time I did right and wrong
That I couldnít fair myself right for measurement
Donít they all have bad steps too
Ainít they got some day they canít take away
What if Iím past the past now
What if I, somehow, just moved on
Shouldnít everyone have to hang on
Just kindía move along
Without worrying Ďbout what ball I threw to begin with
Where would it go anyway
Would it fall in some yard, or on some roof, that I donít ever get to retrieve it from
I canít be that, can I be that done
What if Iím past that now
What if my, Ďwhat if itísí are all just simply done now
Do I get a break and get to change everyoneís mind

Sept/08