POEMS: “Slow dance” (about your life)

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“Slow dance”

Have you ever watch kids on a merry-go-round?

or listened to the rain slapping on the ground?

Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight,

or gazed at the sun into the fading night?

 

You better slow down. Don’t dance so fast!

Time is short. The music won’t last.

 

Do you run through each day on the fly?

When you ask “How are you?” do you hear the reply?

When the day is done do you lie in your bed

with the next hundred chores running through your head?

 

You better slow down. Don’t dance so fast!

Time is short. The music won’t last.

 

Ever told your child, “We’ll do it tomorrow”?

and in your haste, not see his sorrow?

Ever lost touch, let a good friendship die,

cause you never had time to call and say “Hi”?

 

You better slow down. Don’t dance so fast!

Time is short. The music won’t last.

 

When you run so fast to get somewhere

you miss half the fun of getting there.

When you worry and hurry through your day,

it is like an unopened gift… thrown away.

 

Life is not a race, do take it slower.

Hear the music, before the song is over.

 

(Author unknown)

 

 

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Slow Down & Slow Dance
    Seem to bring a new life attitude…I think slowly we have to adopt this attitude…
    Shiva

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  2. Yes, I agree! Our world has become too fast paced, and we are loosing the opportunity to reflect, and to just be and enjoy the moment, without exterior pressures. We miss precious moments that never come back. It’s good to slow down sometimes…

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  3. LindaP says:

    Loved this poem! good advice!!

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