The gilded road

Don’t go on that road my friend, trust me,
I have been there. But still, if you must,
Do take a friend along.
You will find the glittering road,
With its bright lights and gilded pavements,
Crowded but lonely.
There are public halls, full of pretty faces,
And handsome admirers- but you will not find
Any friend there.
There are casinos and music halls
All pretty and clean- but you hardly see
Any homes or children there.
Beware. I was, and so shall you,
Be feted and cheered – they will love
To hear you sing their songs.
It is long road, it takes ages to reach
Its farthest end; it takes time to realize
That it leads to nowhere.

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