Shelley Cornelius Phillips

(Milipitas, CA, USA)

As I Once Was - Poem by Shelley Cornelius Phillips

Calling all the great healers and great prophets
Make me as I once was
Banish fear from our minds and our hearts
I am fighting for a just cause
True fame and fortune are worth just a penny
But I must carry my weight to show so many
I am worth my weight in Gold
Therefor it is a shame for me to grow old
Give me the chance to grow up once again
I'll use every moment wisely without causing pain
Make me like the green shoots of grass
And find me once more a beautiful lass
I will never leave her like I once did before
I will make my life worthwhile to give her more
So let me close my eyes and dream
That we are all working together as team
My hands will bring what my heart desires
I will want to be called gentle of all misers
My love has to grow in great measures
For it is love which has to grow than great treasures

Comments about As I Once Was by Shelley Cornelius Phillips

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: beautiful, together, green, dream, fear, pain, heart, love, life, work

Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]