The wind-up watch

to dance to the end
where the blue of the sea
blends into the sky
and to die.

if we knew that,
would we do that?
eternity is the superstore that
goes on and on forevermore
why does the music stop?

We mess things up
we get things wrong
but we all know the lyrics
of our favourite song.

could be
one of those give it a go
there is nothing to lose days
if we knew that
would we do that?

© 2020, John Smallshaw.