If Only...*


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well i wrote this as a tribute to John Lennon..may he rest in peace and be with all the greats

If Only...*

f only he didn't have a gun...

If only he didn't have a bullet...

If only...

you would still be writing songs for everyone to hear

if he didn't take that right away from you

Give peace a chance”

you were right that's what we needed

I give peace a chance

if not for anyone else for you

not everyone gives peace a chance

but a few do that's' what matters

that's what will bring us a step closer to it

people may say I'm a dreamer but I'm not the only one

you are too

if only other people listened to you

we would live in a much better place

In a world of peace.

*In memory of John Lennon 12/8/1980*


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Chaos128 commented on If Only...*


A very affectionate tribute to a true genius, Sk8er. Now I know who I'm gonna leave my "Double Fantasy" LP to when I die : D



haha thank you......and thanks for that

Musicmynded1 commented on If Only...*


I give peace trys and trys and trys.. a good write to promote it too sk8er.. I wrote a line, not really knowing who it was to.. maybe it was to Peace now that i read this.. it went... *Another shifting of the poles brings me closer to you* Write/right On!!



thanks..i love that line you wrote

magickmutt commented on If Only...*


you aren't losing your touch trust me... :) great write

brokenhearted11 commented on If Only...*


absolutely beautiful. a line form one of my favorite songs mixed in with poetry from a wonderful young poet, its just great. i specifically liked the opening lines, good job. keep writing!

Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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