There Ain’t No Way of Getting There From Here

Don Rothra By Don Rothra, 15th Mar 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/2dogy1_w/
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Everyone has a memory from the days of yore that they yearn for. But there's no going back.

There Ain’t No Way of Getting There From Here

Many years ago I left
And struck out on my own,
To seek my fame and fortune and career.
But now I realize I miss
The life I left at home,
But there ain’t no way of getting there from here.

I went back home and tried to find
The friends that I once knew,
But memories are all there is I fear.
They’ve gone into the future
And they won’t come home, it’s true,
Cause there ain’t no way of getting there from here.

Memories are a wondrous things
Suspended in an age.
They all will bring you laughter, or a tear.
But in life’s book you can’t relive,
What’s written on a page,
Cause there ain’t no way of getting there from here.

There ain’t no way of getting there from here.
There ain’t no way of getting there from here.
The memories that you carry
In your heart that are so dear,
Well, There ain’t no way of getting there from here.

By Don Rothra

Tags

Dreams, Homesick, Memories

Meet the author

author avatar Don Rothra
I am a retired country music entertainer and published poet and song writer. I now specialize in writing limericks for publication.

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author avatar Denise O
16th Mar 2012 (#)

So true, It just will never be the same. Nice one. Thank you for sharing.:)

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
16th Mar 2012 (#)

Days past are truly past. Let some live on in our hearts; to enjoy the sweet moments and learn from the hurts. Poignant, Don - siva

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author avatar Christine Crowley
16th Mar 2012 (#)

Wonderful poem - I enjoyed this so much. Keep writing!

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author avatar Peter B. Giblett
17th Mar 2012 (#)

Very true, I have occasionally looked back, only to think that everyone has moved on, and besides it is clear we were never that close.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
17th Mar 2012 (#)

Very touching and bitter-sweet, a realty we all meet... beautifully done and very poignant- thank you Don...

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author avatar Buzz
17th Mar 2012 (#)

Very pleased to meet you. Well-written poem.

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author avatar Songbird B
17th Mar 2012 (#)

Bittersweet when we look back and see that nothing stays the way it used to be..

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author avatar NancyG in TN
18th Mar 2012 (#)

Love it, I can hear the tune as I read it!

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