No Return.

We all go through our lives

Doing many things,

Going through  the ups and downs

That life gives us.

Each foot we place

In our lives

Takes us to a better place.

So if you look back

And believe that you should return

Do not do it,

As the many things we go through

Take us to where we are,

And going back

Will give us no satisfaction.


  • orchidee

    Good write Gold.
    A church did a sort of 'dance'. It seemed symbolic of their progress. It was two steps forward, and one step backwards, repeated over and over.
    A rather shy Vicar had an eccentric leaving Service. Two savage African warriors appeared at the end. He seemed embarrassed by it. I felt I was in Cuckoo Land, not in church! ( I couldn't make this up! lol),

    • Goldfinch60

      There are some very strange happenings that occur in our lives that you sometime think are unbelievable.


    • L. B. Mek

      I have to agree, based on my experiences
      like with hindsight - attempting to regress our steps in life seldom rewards us with anything concrete or worthwhile
      usually rendering us more hollow and ever more entwined in the should-a, would-a, could-a's of our past,
      you have shared a thought provoking nugget of valuable wisdom with this write

      • Goldfinch60

        Thank you LB, on the occasions that I have “gone back” it has always been disappointing.


      • Poetic Dan

        Always true from a gentleman like you, never try to boo back through...

        • Goldfinch60

          Thank you Dan, yes never go back always look forward.


        • Fay Slimm.

          How true these reasons for not going back - a needed reminder and thank you dear Andy.

          • Goldfinch60

            Thank you Fay, most kind.


          • Unsub


            honest words of wisdom.


            • Goldfinch60


              Thank you,

              They come to me occasionally.


            • Neville

              a truism truer than truly true tooly ..

              and let this be a warning to those who might think otherwise ....

              • Goldfinch60

                Thanks Neville, going back never works, I know I have done it in the past.


              • MendedFences27

                How many times to we try returning only to face great disappointment. Like going back to the place of our youth, or returning to an old school, or even returning to the place of your honeymoon, only to find they are no longer as remembered.
                One foot in front of the other, straight ahead. Never look back. - Phil A.

                • Goldfinch60

                  Thank you Phil, yes we must always look forward going back is always disappointing.


                • Fay Slimm.

                  Must comment and forgot last time on the wonderful harpist playing that hauntingly good Clair de Lune - - am still entranced by the lovely rendering.

                  • Goldfinch60

                    Yes Fay, it is beautiful.


                  • dusk arising

                    Unable to contest the wisdom of your words here for with me they are heartfelt.

                    The music of Claude Debussy first came to my ears upon the electronic sounds created by Isao Tomita and his initial LP was outstanding. It took me into te world of Debussy music and onwards. Debussy remains a firm favourite and is so inspiring and truly able to take me places both happy and sad...... but with such grace.

                    • Goldfinch60

                      Thank you d a.

                      Yes Debussy has that ability to provide is with many emotions, always wonderful to listen to his music.


                    • ANGELA & BRIAN

                      ANGELA here - Good Evening Uncle Andy - Thanks for sharing Claire de Lune on harp - even more haunting than on Piano. It was one of the first Classic Pieces I mastered on Piano and it always sends shivers down my Spine! Brian & I have moved a long way (always FORWARD !) since we met Four Years ago. We take your advice on *GOING BACK* and our Friands experience also tells us that it is normally very disappointing! At this POINT in time we are only *GOING FORWARD* - AMEN!

                      BLESSINGS & PEACE to You & Yours
                      Love Angela & Brian & Smokey 🧡💙🤎

                      • Goldfinch60

                        Keep on going forward A and B it will be a wonderful place to be in your lives.


                      • blue orchid

                        god told lot and his family to go and don't look back,we all know what happened when she looked back,pillar of salt.great advice,don't look back or we could regret it

                        • Goldfinch60

                          thank you blue, yes going forward brings such wonderful times.


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