Is There A Message In A Bottle

chymfm.com

chymfm.com

 

We have heard of looking for a message in a bottle
What do those words really mean as we contemplate
If we really found the message would we know it
Or maybe we would we realize it just a little too late.

Some look to find the message in a bottle of alcohol
Maybe just a sip or a drink now and then to relax a bit
But what if they can’t seem to stop until it is all gone
What use would that message be, another drunken fit.

Some look to find the message in a bottle of pills
Not just to sleep at night or relieve an ache or pain
They seek isolation from the world, escaping alone
Again, this message would leave them little to gain.

Some look for a message in the emotions bottled up
They hold it all inside, wondering why life passes by
Always looking back at the chances they didn’t take
Looking at others being happy, just wondering why.

We all dream of that message in a bottle we’ll find
Don’t expect a crystal ball or a voice out of the blue
Not a genie or some hidden treasure map with an X
Remember reaching for the future starts with you.

Advertisements

About graypoet

Just one that at times puts the words to the page and lets them fall as they might.
Gallery | This entry was posted in Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Is There A Message In A Bottle

  1. Morgan says:

    Lovely my Friend πŸ™‚

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s