Here We Are (poem)

Wonder with me

Wonder hits home

Did I do enough with my life

Could I have done more

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So many people

So many heights

Reaching out for that something

Deep within their soul

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Numberless talents

Numberless goals

Confusing are the currents

In a sparkling stream

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But here we are right now

Sharing a touch of something

A break perhaps for thought

A chance to step back awhile

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What made this jewel

Master of its unique rainbow

Shining new colors

Shining places missed

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This fragrant flower

Who fashions the breath of life

Some live in fields

Some die for kisses

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There amid a smile

Rests the only true answer

Wonder with me

Wonder hits home

Music only

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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

Wander and marvel at the wonder of it all. Lovely, Martin!


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Mary McShane 2 years ago from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

One could write a whole book just on "Wonder."

Many famous authors have. I thought your opening was very powerful.

"Wonder with me

Wonder hits home

Did I do enough with my life

Could I have done more?"

I love the wonder that opening stanza provokes in the reader. "Could I have done more?" A heck of a writing prompt if I have ever heard one!

Good poem, with nice music to accompany it.


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Ann1Az2 2 years ago from Orange, Texas

Many of us at my age (60) have wondered if we could have done more. Very well expressed and a nice poem.


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

Beautiful poem. We all wonder, no matter the age.


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing poem about something we all do: wondering.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Just wonderfully put. Lots to wonder and ponder about

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