I have some friends that really enjoy Hip-hop, but they lack the ability to write lyrics that flow. So I used to write them lyrics, this is one of the verses I wrote for them (probably my favorite). They actually still come over to jam quite a bit... I play the drums and we make fly ass beats. Anyways, enjoy!!
It's a beautiful thing life is, such a pity we only get to live it once,
though some believe in reincarnation, I could never believe that philosophy,
for my minds on vacation, determination, to avoid reality...
Like the wind in my hair its gone in a second, like the water in a stream, that gleams in the sunlight,
the light that we let shine on our skin to give us a light to look up to when we fall down, to the ground,
that caress's us so carefully, detrimentally, in a sense, but when we scream out in agony we know the moment's only a memory, fighting it's way into the depths of our mind, just to leave it behind,
for another day to reminisce about how we almost pissed ourselves crying, trying, defying, rectifying,
how unjust it was, and how the earth could just bust us up, then we remember how we healed, our life once so concealed, but then it opens up and we blossom, feeling so awesome, its like "nothing will stop'em!", but then we get set back to reality, the memory like gravity... you know it's there but you can't grasp it.
So just breathe in the air and let the water soak your skin, let your body loose to the rhythm and syncopate your feet with the beat, feel your heart pound with every sound, watch your sweat drip down to the ground and land so profound and just Remember that nothing lasts forever so whatever the weather, for better or worse, a moment is not a curse, so live by this verse.