I Miss The Past
By: Adam Rosner
I miss the cool music and the nice vibes,
The awesome trends and those stoned guys,
The crazy hippies and Sonny and Sher,
The tie-dye T-shirts and those people with that funky hair.
I miss the Jackson Five and the drunken fights,
John Lennon, Ronald Reagan, and Disco Saturday night.
The green fields and the festive wild parties,
Afros, good food, and those teenagers who would say, "Narlie."
I remember the old stories of the people who've been,
And those protesters that would rant again, and again, and again.
A time when friends were friends, and everyone had an a voice.
A time where people were smart and they made the right choice.
When people weren't so fat, when the technology was so thin.
When lovers actually loved, livers actually lived.
When thinkers actually thought, and gas prices were low.
When it was easy to get a girl and easy to get things to go.
That time where people were named Otto, Zip and Ed,
That time no one you really loved was dead.