MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

 I've drifted across the open sea, I wait for 
 You to find me,
 In a bottle I have been placed, a message that 
 I am alive.

 You are no longer there anymore but I let you 
 Know I exist,

 A thought of what you meant to me, a thought of 
 What I once meant.

 If my message gets to you yet then again how can 
 This possibly be,

 You are a memory from yesterday, I am a thought 
 That sails the sea.

 Time does not stop, It has no sympathy, it makes 
 What is what was,

 Life and all that's within it is reduced to memories, 
 Things of yesterday.

 Message in a bottle is what I am, If you find me take 
 Me for what I am,

 You are forever now, I am something that will one day 
 Fade away.

                                   Keith Garrett

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