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Fly

Like Icarus  arising on the foolish wings of man

We build our golden stairways, thinking somehow they’ll withstand

All the ravages of time and burning sun

Which steal them from our hand

 

The atmosphere above the earth will take your breath away

A place of awesome beauty, a place we cannot stay

For without protection keeping us alive

We would pass away

 

Yet I know of a place that time cannot destroy

Open arms for each man, every women girl and boy

In his word is the way to live and never die

And the hope in the truth of his life

Teaching  us to fly

 

The pyramids and towers, all the kingdoms of this day

Will crumble with the ages, like water pounding on the clay

The power known from an eternal view

Is only for a day

 

Across the page of history, across the many lands

Across the many mountains, crashing waves and blowing sands

The heart of man is driven to devise

Outside the master’s plans

 

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About the author

Bob Reilly

Bob Reilly, a Washington / Baltimore nativer has worked with a number of bands including Watercress & Chula; mostly playing in coffeehouses, universities and small clubs on the East Coast. In the 1990’s, he co-founded , Open Circle, a mid-Atlantic music collaboration, and released two recordings – Unity and Children of God. In 2005 he founded Weinot Productions, an arts advocacy company and produced two Weinot Productions studio projects – The Journey Home and Perfect Love. More recently, he has been the lead singer and guitarist for an alternative Christian folk-rock group called the BRIDGE. In 2006 Weinot Productions, released "Unexpected Ways," which contained 11 Reilly originals performed by members of the the BRIDGE and other studio musicians. For more information visit Bob on Facebook at Bob Reilly / Weinot Productions Bob Reilly & Joe Goulait Music. Contact the author.
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