There Is No Future Good Enough

Music: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra Op7 no1 mvt3.
By George Friedrich Handel.
Performed by the Advent Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
under an Attribution - Share Alike license.

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There is no future good enough
For what we hope to be,
Nor world with windows wide enough
For what we hope to see.

Yet when we turn to compromise
The dreams with which we wake,
We'll glimpse behind a memory
Which we cannot forsake.

How beautiful this time of youth
That is so quickly gone!
We came to learn together, and
In moments we are done.

How long we will remember this
Brief time when life would wait
Upon the true perception that
Comes always far too late.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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