Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Fly, Be Free ...

A brief candle; both ends burning
An endless mile; a bus wheel turning
A friend to share the lonesome times
A handshake and a sip of wine
So say it loud and let it ring
We are all a part of everything
The future, present and the past
Fly on proud bird
You're free at last.

charlie Daniels
written en route to the funeral for his friend, Ronnie Van Zant of the band, Lynyrd Skynyrd.


drips of paint said...

lovely thought and tribute to friendship

Rob said...

yes , great poem, very simple but to the point.