Once upon a time you were this tiny child
With a big smile and a radiant heart
Death, was unknown and never a painful thought
Happiness, was unknown and never even sought.
In all your glory, you and nothing else
Was Shining through
That tiny body of yours
And still while everything had its natural cause
There never were any worries, hate or love…
Only instant movements and expressions
Of an immortal spirit
Simply being itself in every moment
Of this seemingly timeless time.
Now, look at you.
You stand there
While Misery or joy invades your mind
Like a violent sea
And Life itself seems to run away.
Why does that mirror on the wall reflect
What you want or do not want to see?
Why does the world spin round and round?
Out of your control?
But sometimes, in but a brief moment of luck,
You recall that original you
Shook and danced your tiny body
In that ancient lost crib.
That is why you are here, my friend…
Hoping to find that most precious lost jewel
Once upon a time….
Was that tiny…