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A Life So Real (poem)

Updated on January 30, 2015

A life so real a dream well spent

One wonders where the time all went

Return to stars for just one scent

Why smiles now blossom mid lament


A flowered field was love’s assent

A paradise it would invent

And to this cause life’s blessings lent

That every quest brought sheer content


Soon all around knew what Joy meant

Forgotten was all discontent

Forgotten was all need to vent

When fate would show its harsh intent


The mornings grant a whole new hue

So different from one it knew

When it would lend its splendor to

A life so real a dream come true


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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      Beautiful thoughts for first thing in the morning. This poetry is beautiful with lovely thoughts.

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      DJ Anderson 4 years ago

      The past is seen differently when viewed through a memory.

      Thank you, Martin, for sharing a small corner of your mind and heart.

      Your are courageous in your writings. I appreciate the gift of contemplation that your present. Your writings paint a picture with eloquent words.

      Again, thank you for your efforts, and the beauty that you share.


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      MizBejabbers 4 years ago

      Great use of words. Thanks for the optimism.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      You write funny limericks, but your poetry is ethereal.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is sooo beautiful!!!! Loved it....

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      breakfastpop 4 years ago

      This is a beautiful piece of writing and voted up that way.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      The past has its share of beauty, as well as those memories less treasured. I am thankful that I have more happy ones than sad.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very lovely, Mh.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Wonderful sentiments. Enjoyed.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Beautifully expressed, life as it is so real.

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      Beautifully expressed, life as it is so real.

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