ode to travellers

take us home to the range set us free
take us home again into this destiny

i saw cowfolk in a spaceship once
wearing empathy on their sleeves
at the turn of the century
make it so make it be make it so make it be

now a travellers life ain’t as easy as it seems
there’s dust and dirt and dust and dirt
and dust and dirt and dust and dirt
still there are days of dreams

i remember those golden days
when people and horses rode the wild wind
with voices like angels and Earth in their souls
when elements were clear in the still peace of mind

far from pathetic now there is our chance
into the future is where we will dance
going where we’ve gone before
riding into the sunset
where we’ve gone before
of luminescence and blue
where we’ve gone before
flying into the sunrise
where w’ve gone before
of me and you

take us home to the range set us free
take us home again into this destiny

“home home on the range“ and space travel
“take me out to the ball game“ and “star trek“

© sylvi & see through publishing spring / summer 1995

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