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Let Destiny Seek Me Out

Updated on July 15, 2016
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Let Destiny Seek Me Out

By Tony DeLorger © 2011


On distant hill my destiny sits,

waiting patiently for my consideration.

Long has it sat there, within sight,

but without connection.


I momentarily peer into the distance,

and it stares back at me with disdain,

hoping I will take that step,

where long beginnings take flight.


I cannot make it out,

that fate of mine, so near, so far.

It wrestles with my imagination,

takes to task my every decision.


How long must I flounder in my hesitance,

unsure of my steps, my movement.

When will this fate be obvious,

the steps of which I must follow.


Life is a procession of choices

that reveal even more choices;

one door closes, another door opens,

all laid out like a table feast.


The problem remains,

where does one start, which door is right.

Perhaps I should not seek that distant hill,

and be who I am.


Maybe then that distant hill,

will relinquish my fate,

and let it find me,

become whoever I will be.


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      Tony DeLorger 

      7 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Welcome aboard Poetic Fool. Hope you're enjoying the HubPages experience. Thanks for reading.

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      Poetic Fool 

      7 years ago

      Thanks Tony for this one! I vividly remember these same emotions about 25 years ago. Just as these piece expresses, when I stopped trying to find my destiny it found me. Thanks for the memories.

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