Someone Else's Wave

Riding along on someone else's wave -
wondering at all the pain of crashing
into unknown shores.

There was a time you thought you had it all.
Fame and fortune there within your grasp.
So fast, too fast - it slipped away,
and now you have to live another day.

Wandering and wondering - where now
the love that only comes in wisps of memories.
A hint of feeling, swept away
by someone else's wave.

Who was it that you used to be, back then?
Wisps of memories... yet something more...

And then the inner tumbling
as one more wave comes crashing in.
You grasp, but still, it slips right through
your trembling fingertips.

Did you ever really know yourself at all....?

? Michaelette ?

5/12/2002
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