Dust of Olduvai

There’s an echo from Olduvai
A copper sun sweeps ‘cross the sky
Thousands of years have come and gone
On a song, that has just begun
            The beating of a Heart
            The beating of a Drum
            A song, old as time...
            A song,  just begun

A Journey started as we leave our home
Scatterlings rising, to be born
Thousands of years, but, still so far
a new day is born from this rising Star
            The rhythm of a Heart
            The rhythm of a Drum
            A song, old as time...
            A song, just begun
                  The glens whisper a melody, on the wind
                  A stream flows, the willows bend
                  A Journey started, but,  still so far...
                  Shines a Light from a Distant Star.

            There’s an echo from Olduvai,
            that we share, You and I,
            the Nile to the Amazon
            was Born on an Ancient Song
Written by Stanhoven
Author's Note
Fell in love with a song I heard many years ago from a South African band Juluka(also fell in love with African music) and I wrote this follow up piece.
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