IF I COULD STAND ON THE MOON

            IF I COULD STAND ON THE MOON


 From up so high beyond what Is sky, what
 I might see,

 Below motionless oceans, a creation of what 
 Was dreamed.

 The universe from all around, before these 
 Amazed eyes,

 From where I stand the earth could sit In my hand,
 Visualized.

 If I could stand on the moon then the stars I 
 Might touch,

 A comet speeding on by, a ride on It perhaps In 
 My mind.

 Darkness stays here with me as I am In a far off land,


 What lives up here all dances In rhythm like a 
 Quiet song.


 Run I could not but float like a balloon would 
 Be this man,

 If I could stand on the moon then I would be on 
 top of the world.

                      Keith Garrett

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