Jacqui Richards’s Weblog

March 26, 2008

Don’t Come Down From The Mountain

Filed under: D — jacquirichards @ 7:31 pm

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Chorus

Come up here,

So you can see,

It’s as marvellous view of a mountain,

As there could possibly be.

 

Can understand why Nelson Mandela himself,

Said this remarkable thing,

From the tops of a mountain shelf,

Everyone can hear you sing.

Chorus

To come down from the mountain,

Might just take,

Bigger steps,

Than it’s possible to make.

Chorus

 

On the tops of mountains,

The world seems so small,

So then, also your worries become nothin’ at all,

It makes you feel ten feet tall.

Chorus

Even a tiny ant,

Has a mountainous goal,

To get to the top of his mountain,

And to see the world whole.

Chorus

Take a trek, or even a hike,

Soak up the horizon, as much as you like,

Soon, up the hill, you can take your fill,

Everything seems tranquil and still.

Chorus

Perhaps, rather than come down,

We should meet half way,

Everything in life is just like that,

Given a chance, it takes your breath away.

Chorus

But, if you take a minute to sit with me,

From off the top of the mountain,

You might just see, clearly,

All things are possible, eventually.

Chorus

Put yourself on a pedestal,

Wrap me in your arms, so I don’t feel the chill (repeat to

fade).

© Jacqueline Richards 2008

Nelson Mandela said, “Don’t come down from the mountain, let the people come up to see you”, so this is dedicated to my inspiration for this song, Nelson Mandela, also  to the Sisters of the Cross, and the people of Rupandehi, who gave me the most beautiful view of mountains ever.

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