"A PIECE OF SKY" i-s-a's Profile

Tell me where
Where is it written
What it is I'm meant to be?
That I can't dare...

It all began the day I found
That from my window
I could only see
A piece of sky.
I stepped outside and looked around,
I never dreamed it was so wide
Or even half as high.

The time had come
(papa, can you hear me?)
To try my wings
(papa, are you near me?)
And even thought it seemed at any moment I could fall,
I felt the most
(papa, can you see me?)
Amazing things,
(can you understand me?)
The things you can't imagine
If you've never flown at all.

Though it's safer to stay on the ground,
Sometimes where danger lies
There the sweetest of pleasures are found.
No matter where I go -
There'll be mem'ries that tug at my sleeve
But there will also be
More to question yet more to believe.

(oh tell me where -
Where is the someone who will turn to look at me
And want to share
My ev'ry sweet-imagined possibility?)

The more I live - the more I learn.
The more I learn - the more I realize
The less I know.
Each step I take -
(papa, Ive a voice now!)
Each page I turn -
(papa, Ive a choice now!)
Each mile I travel only means
The more I have to go.
What's wrong with wanting more?
If you can fly - then soar!
With all there is - why settle for
Just a piece of sky?

Papa, I can hear you...
Papa, I can see you...
Papa, I can feel you...
Papa, watch me fly!

A song by Barbara Streisand
(from the movie Yentl)


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  • jayjayc's Profile Photo
    Nov 6, 2014 at 10:45 AM

    Happy birthday. Cheers!

  • goutammitra's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2014 at 4:56 PM

    Happy Birthday!

  • planxty's Profile Photo
    Nov 5, 2014 at 2:49 AM

    Hello there Isa,

    so sorry I missed your birthday but I have not been on for a couple of days. I hope you had a great day at the picnic and also have a great year to come.

    Speak soon,


  • Martin_S.'s Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2014 at 12:16 AM

    Happy birthday Isa my friend, but WHERE WERE YOU yesterday???
    I thought we had agreed to meet at the Dead Sea on your birthday, I was there, but missed you ^O^

    • i-s-a's Profile Photo
      Nov 4, 2014 at 5:07 PM

      Thanks Martin for the greetings! So sorry I forgot, spent my day at the picnic with family and friends. Next time we change the venue to the Phils so I'll always remember ;) Miss you and Zohara. Hope to visit you again and play with your grand daughter. Take care.

    • Martin_S.'s Profile Photo
      Nov 4, 2014 at 11:11 PM

      As we hope to bring her to visit you in the Phillipines one day...

  • kingip's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2014 at 11:12 PM

    Happy B/D!

  • DaHongHua's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2014 at 9:27 PM

    Hi Isa, I am joining others to greet you " Happy Birthday ".

  • June.b's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2014 at 9:07 PM

    HB Isa :)

  • kahnjetta's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2014 at 10:53 AM

    Happy Birthday Isa! I hope you enjoy your special day.

  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2014 at 9:42 AM

    Hi Isa, We want to wish you a very happy birthday and hope that you have a good day. Greetings from Sweden, ~ho & pang

  • mili_143's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2014 at 8:27 AM

    Wish you many many happy returns of the day! ENjoy!!

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