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When You Give It Your All And You Still End Up Holding The Short End Of The Stick

Updated on December 9, 2010

Life Is Still One Big Secret

 When we have tried and cried and almost died but are still here to tell the story

If we change the names and places we could have the next best seller

We have challanged ourselves and have pushed our bodies to extreme

No sorry or apology needed we have followed are hearts desires

Carefully looking at what we have done

We wouldn't of changed a thing except making things work out in the end

We didn't mind the struggle because we always new what we were after

Even though it might just be out of our grasp we never let go

Trying to pull in everything we know and love

I like to think it is like a Christmas gift that we never got to give

The person we wanted to share it with unexpectedly died

Somethings are beyond our control

We had the best intentions and unfortunately are timing was a little late

I constantly scale the walls looking for lost dreams

When I have one that I don't want to let go

I give it one more try

Sometimes I will put that dream on hold when all you can go is just so far

You have to pick up another dream and try to make it work

One will work in the end but until that day you have a hundred dreams astray

Like little kittens learning about life and enjoying their new home

Life is busy around them as they progress slowly to someday join in and make a difference

Each time trying but just not experienced enough to know enough

That day will come and it is just time that passes

People get older and life changes

Somethings and some events happen before we can have the power to change the outcomes

Life is this way for a reason

Many times not known until years later

It is like trying and trying with the practice book

Many losses and we take our lumps as they are given

Each time putting just as much effort and energy as before

Making things happen in our minds is not enough

We have to see the world accept our challange

Until that day we wait and try harder to make things develop

Focused on our successes that have led us this far

Working on solutions for all the problems we have at hand

Never losing sight of our goals and our dreams

Sooner or later you will hear someone scream

Either we have succeeded in what we have always wanted or God had other plans that we didn't know

He holds the Game book close

Still practicing and seeing is believing

I just have to change the channel so everyone can see what I see

I have to change the radio station so everyone can tune in what I hear

I know now and always have known this is where I want to be

I am playing with my best players and always on our guard

Looking for that fast break or that opening no one else did see

I have a vision that is clear as the sun in an open field where others play

I too play but with progress and success on my mind all the time



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      DREAM ON 7 years ago

      Micky Dee I cheat a little when I don't like the stick I have I look around for a bigger one and start there.Thanks so much.

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      Just try to stay open and play hard. If it weren't for that short end of the stick - I'd have no stick at all! God bless!

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      DREAM ON 7 years ago

      Darlene Sabella I have so many interests I want to explore and each time I try I hear others bored and caring less about life and the things they do.I know it is certainly not my life and never will be the path I follow.Maybe they are here to remind me I have choices and make my vision clearer so I can accomplish my dreams.I feel we are connected in many ways and let us continue to learn to become better and please keep our imagination endless with excitement.

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      Darlene Sabella 7 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Have you ever noticed that many people have no interests or hoppy's. I am always making crafts, painting an oil or water color. Loveing for exciting creative projects, but never can my mind stay still. I write a new hub only about every few weeks, it is work, I spend days researching, a day writing, a day or two editing, then another few days sending it out of the the internet web that can reach everywhere for full exposure. Like you I loved to write and I love to dream, we are one in this time capsule of hubpages. Rate up, great hub my friend, love & peace darski