26 November 2011

The Way of the World

You were saying how gravity would have the apple fall,
I was wondering how hard we must fight it when building a wall?
You were saying how a thousand billion suns fill the skies,
I was wondering how starlight found home in your eyes?
You were saying how the river flows on its own,
I was wondering why then we push it through dams of stone?
You were saying how everything constantly moves,
I was wondering how then some things stay the same?

You were saying, I was wondering,
about the way of the world—
For quite some time, we would go on like this.
How you were, and I was.