Have you ever thought about how your mother gave birth?
Or wondered if this was your last day on earth?
Have you ever really watched kids playing in the park
Or listened to the rain lapping the roof in the dark?
Have you ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight?
Or gazed at the moon into the fading night?
Have you ever really gazed at the stars?
And really wondered just what they are?
Have you ever sat back in a comfortable seat?
Read a whole book from start to complete?
Have you ever told those that love you so dear?
That its them that made it possible for you to be here?
Do you walk without conscience feel no regret?
For all the times that you know you've not done your best?
Have you ever watched time pass like a grain of sand?
Feel like eternity you hold in your hand?
Do you ever wonder what you would like?
If this evening was your final night?
Would it be those you love holding your hand?
Or going to see your favourite band?
Life's not for wasting what is it you crave?
Take time to know yourself step out and be brave?
Do you share kind to others no matter their past?
Kind is worth sharing life travels so fast...
Have you made those aware that you love them dear?
Showed love and compassion really being sincere?
Have you tried drawing or painting and then got to the part?
Where your proud and inspired and start calling it art?
Have you sat thousands of feet in the air
on the step of a plane?
Then jumped off, that feeling is truly insane..
Have you ever been inside a wave when it's breaking?
The sight that you see is truly breathtaking..
Have you ever really took time to look at the sea?
This is one place that seems to hold me?
Do you run through each day on the fly?
When you ask how are you, do you hear the reply?
Do you take time to listen not to yourself?
But really sat and understood someone else?
Life is a journey so quick it will sing
Just a brief flutter of a butterflies wing
Copyright © Heath Mason | Year Posted 2016
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