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Life is one long Mystery (A poem by Richard Mawby)

Updated on December 2, 2013
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What is life?

Can you summarise the very essence of what it stands for?

Below is a short poem that I believe answers the above questions. It is a short piece of writing that has remained close to my heart, so much so that I have memorized it and can recite to anyone who wishes to hear this unique and touching piece. These words suddenly flowed from my thoughts and as each one appeared I wrote them down, therefore what you are about to read is pure inspiration from an origin of something greater, drawn from beyond our conscious minds. I believe that although it is short, it sums up life in a nutshell; enjoy…

Life is one long Mystery


Life is one long mystery

A mystery we'll never solve

To solve would find our ending

And so our ending would dissolve

Dissolve into the cycle

A cycle we call life

Where a beginning meets an ending

... And an ending is reborn;


Copyright Richard Mawby

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      Mary McShane 3 years ago from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

      How true is your poem! The first video The Memory of Trees gave me a message "too small to display" so I went to YouTube and found it there. What an appropriate addition to this poem. Loved it! Voted up and awesome!

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      Richard Mawby 3 years ago from United Kingdom

      Oh yes, I saw that video and just had to add it. Trees hold a fascinating life that binds nature together. I always find walks through woods to be especially rewarding and mystical, and I always wonder what the tree has seen over its long years. The song does indeed accompany the poem beautifully and I am glad you liked it!

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      Audrey Howitt 3 years ago from California

      Beautiful write!

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      Richard Mawby 3 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you :D

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      Quentin 2 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      Beautiful poem. A person will never know what will come out of this mysterious world. One should enjoy the beauty of earth.

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