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There ain't no going back

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There ain't no going back

There Ain't No Going Back.

I took a trip across the sea
In the year of ninety eight
To seek my ancient bones of yesteryear
So I  boarded me the big jet plane
For a twenty hour flight
With expectations never really clear.

My past and me came face to face
So I drank a lot of beer
And I coughed and spluttered in that London cold
Then a thought jumped out to bother me
And it came on very clear
That you cannot go back to things of old.

There ain’t no going back
It’s the truth now it’s a fact
That what once was is truly cold and dead
The road may last forever
Yet backwards one moves never
Those days long gone their streets one cannot tread 

So I learned me a lesson
All my ghosts been laid to rest
And England lost a son for evermore
And the bird will no more wander
He will rest beside the nest
For home be where I am and that’s for sure.

 2002

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 11:58:00 PM
    There is truth in what you write Peter, look forward never go back ...Seren

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/17/2013 3:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Seren, for your comments, Peter
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 4:44:00 PM
    WE all must do that at some point, go back to make peace with our selves, enjoyed your write Peter, xxx

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/16/2013 5:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your welcome comments Rose, nice of you to read my pieces Peter
  1. Date: 7/16/2013 3:40:00 PM
    Very well written and a joy to read. Wonderful work!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 7/16/2013 5:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much for your comments Peter