Reality can strike,
sometimes much too close.
You can be feeling,
as if you’re living in a dream,
then suddenly without warning –
reality comes calling.
It’s nice to spend days –
that are relaxing and filled with joy.
Just like a child,
playing with a favorite toy.
They free us,
of all the worry and stress,
but even on the most ideal of days,
something can come back to remind us –
that everything is much too real.
Reality comes crashing into our world again,
it’s easy to pretend and to fantasize,
that takes no effort at all,
but when you have to face,
all that is expected of you –
that is when reality comes calling.
That can take the most effort of all,
it would be wonderful,
if there were days,
when we could put reality –
up on a closet shelf.
Then live our days,
free as birds,
full of fun and enjoyment
and let reality back –
only the day after that.
Reality isn’t an easy thing to face,
it takes a lot of trying,
sometimes even crying –
to live day by day.
I sometimes wonder my friend,
would it be any different if I were you and you were me.
Would we understand each other better
and would your reality be the same as mine?
Life is a journey we all have to take,
to get to the promised golden gate.
Perhaps if we shared a bit of each other’s lives,
reality would be easier to take.
Sharing the love and the problems,
knowing that life isn’t always fun and games,
but we must accept the fact,
that reality is very much –
a part of the life we live.