Borrowed Time.

After I wrote my last post on Contentment, many memories of my past life popped up during my morning reveries and this one grabbed my attention for quite some time. When you read the lyrics, you will see why. This is a song written by John Lennon of The Beatles in the eighties.

When I was younger
Living confusion and deep despair
When I was younger
Living illusion of freedom and power
When I was younger
Full of ideas and broken dreams (my friend)
When I was younger ah hah
Everything simple but not so clear
Living on borrowed time
Without a thought for tomorrow
Living on borrowed time
Without a thought for tomorrow
Now I am older
The more that I see the less that I know for sure
Now I am older
The future is brighter and now is the hour
Living on borrowed time
Without a thought for tomorrow
Living on borrowed time
Without a…

Source: LyricFind

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6 Responses to Borrowed Time.

  1. nick says:

    “The more that I see the less that I know for sure” Indeed. And the older I get, the more aware I am that I’m living on borrowed time and need to enjoy the time I have left to the maximum.

  2. Joared says:

    The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know. I am aware my time is running out but I really don’t give much thought to it — whatever, will occur, whenever, and I’ll deal with it, or someone else will for me.

  3. Wisewebwoman says:

    I’ve always liked most of his work though he didn’t credit Yoko as much as he should have. And this is a good one, a pretty strong reminder considering how he died so young.
    XO
    WWW

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