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Back When Life Was Easy

I miss my life when life was perfect. I only wish we could go back.....to the good old days.

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The Good old days were the Best of all which it is just too bad that they're all gone today.

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What Happened To The Happy Days?

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Published: March 2008

What happened to the good old days?
Back when my life was full of joy and happiness?
Back when my world was a beautiful place to live?
Back when people loved one another and everyone smiled?

What happened to the good old days?
Back when my life was worth living?
Back when I enjoyed school?
Back when I loved coming home to my family?

What happened to the good old days?
Back when I actually felt loved?
Back when my eyes were tear free?
Back when I had worry free days?

What happened to the good old days?
Back when I would thank god every night for my wonderful life?
Back when I believed in everyone and everything?
Back when there were no screaming?

What happened to the good old days?
Back when I loved people?
Back when I trusted those I loved?
Back when I had faith in people?

What happened to the good old days?
Back when my life was amazing?
Back when life was worth living?
Back when life was good?

What happened to the good old days?
Back when love overpowered hate?
Back when good overpowered bad?
Back when everything was better than today?

What happened to the great world god made???

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  • by Rich Davis
  • 1 year ago

The Good old days were the Best of all which it is just too bad that they're all gone today.

  • by Mziyanda, Cape Town
  • 2 years ago

Wow that is the very best poem. It can make me feel better at times. Life is not simple, sometimes it's not easy at.

  • by vonnie
  • 9 years ago

I really like this poem. it feels like I wrote it myself. as of right now life is rough and it really does bring the question to mind "what happened to the good old days"

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