It seems to me
There was a time when I was not alone.
There seems to be
the mem’ry of a place and time
when I was not the only creature
to sing a song to a passing breeze,
to lift my face to the rising sun,
to share a secret with the whisp’ring trees
— No, no, I was not the only one…
I had sisters and brothers ‘most everywhere
They swam the rivers, they flew in the air
They walked the green Earth, and I did the same
They taught me of living – they knew me by name.
We once spoke their language; we’ve forgotten it all
Now we live all alone, ’cause we can’t hear their call.
Did I see it in dreaming, where strange worlds arise?
Did it speak in a smile,
did it shine in your eyes?