If I could prepare you for life,
I would hear the Angels sigh,
as they rush to write down the words
weighing gently on my mind.
I'd ask you to sit down with me,
while looking in your eyes,
I'd see them dance with merriment,
while your lips hold a smile.
Your heart is oh,so young,
yet it has now been touched by fear.
So who am I to take away your dreams
you hold so dear?
If I could protect you from pain,
I wonder if I should?
For you, there is so much to gain,
not just by being good!
You're going to trip so many times,
your knees will often bleed.
The tears you weep as you stand up,
is proof you will succeed!
Your 'so-called-friends' won't hang around
too long without reward,
but love is strong, so strong,in fact
it's not a lonesome word.
If I could, I'd re-run my life,
home movies you would see.
For once I was young, just like you
and baby, did I dream!
But when reality checked in,
an unexpected guest,
the hotel rooms were crowded,
all at once, I felt bereft!
As all my childhood friends
soon walked away, each hand-in-hand.
'Twas when I saw the back of them,
I came to understand,
If I could, I'd hold you in time
the time left just for me.
So selfish am I, in this sense,
my love is guaranteed.
Now, can you really understand
I'm in another place?
The values I hold close to me
were gifted through God's grace.
Science proves our D.N.A.
through genes of Ancestors.
So I can reassure you now,
love's not a lonesome word.
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