Wish You Were Here

So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell,
blue skies from pain.
Can you tell a green field from a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?
And did they get you to trade your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
And did you exchange a walk on part in the war for a lead role in a cage?
How I wish, how I wish you were here.

We’re just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
What have we found? The same old fears.
Wish you were here.


~ by anuj on January 1, 2007.

5 Responses to “Wish You Were Here”

  1. a real meaningful poem indeed……..really wonderful…hv u written it

  2. Thanks 🙂

    Actually these are the lyrics of a Pink Floyd track by the same name.

  3. ohhh…..just goes to show my ignorance wen it comes to English songs.
    By the way could u add my entertaiment blog to ur site???Do reply back

  4. Ohho … I have this song by Radiohead .. 😛

    Using same theme as me .. 😀

    So .. whats happening in life ..? How you’ve been ..?

  5. @Amit K, sure I’ll do that.

    @Shahab, I’m fine. College has been keeping me busy, of late.

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