Wish You Were Here


I am a big classic rock fan. I grew up with 2 sisters who are about 10 years apart from me so they handed their albums down to me. Anyway I love this song by Pink Floyd called, “Wish you Were Here” It makes me think of all of those we lost and what we gave up to do what we thought was our duty….

Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here

So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from Hell,
Blue sky’s from pain.
Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

And did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
And did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?

How I wish, how I wish you were here.
We’re just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl,
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
And how we found
The same old fears.
Wish you were here.

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