Accidental Poet

Listen Carefully

Listen carefully

The sound of silence

Voices never heard before

 All within a quiet moment

Voices in your heart

Questions from your younger self

Answers from your future being

Love, of the deepest magnitude

Your life’s path of truth

Triumphs of love won

And the mistakes of love lost

The wanderings that led you astray

And the circumstances that brought you back

Listen carefully

Is it Heavenly sent guidance?

Or our own natural instinct

That pulls us onward through the days

A quest of knowledge

From infancy to elderly

We search the unknowns of life

To understand the security of love

Why we continually need it

And why some fool themselves

Into thinking their better off without it

For only love can keep us on course

On life’s path of truth

Listen carefully

 

 Copyright © Accidental Poet 2002

Comments4

  • Goldfinch60

    That path has been trod during the passed eighteen years and you will be in a better place now having learnt from your experience and with the knowledge that there is more wonder to come into your life.

    Andy

    • Accidental Poet

      Amazing its been 18 years since I wrote this one Andy. And yes, there's always more knowledge to learn. Although I will admit that sometimes I feel like my brain is full. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. ; )

    • orchidee

      A fine write AP.

    • Suresh

      Wonderous words.

    • Joe Dawson

      A fine work, full to the brim with truth. 'Listen carefully', a carousel of reflections, lost to sight sometimes by the tears shed in regret. If only wisdom came with youth. Beautiful. Joe

      • Accidental Poet

        Much appreciated Joe. Well in my experience, youth came with lessons to be learned. Which I did, most of them anyway.



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