The Uneducated O.A.P

Life,Just Happens

Life, death, happiness grief and sorrow

Life just happens

Sometimes you don't see it coming

We are in the midst

And we don't know how we got there

Perhaps we are all actors

In a world with no script

Inadequate, unprepared, ill equipped

Nobody knows for sure how we got here

And we sure as hell don't know where we are going

Perhaps we should unclutter our lives

And our minds

Look at all the things we hold dear

Re-evaluate, concentrate

On the now and the here

 

 

Comments9

  • L. B. Mek

    indeed, we all miss-out so much at the beautiful scenery our lives pass-by, when looking out for the pitfall's that may lay ahead or tensed glimpses in our rear-view mirror's of fruitless regret,
    a wonderful sentiment you share in your write, ageless wisdom at its best

    • The Uneducated O.A.P

      Thanks for looking in at my scribbles, a comment is like a gold star, sets me up for the day.

    • orchidee

      A fien write Bill.
      I've settled for the Christian faith, for each day in life, and hopefully sharing it with others too.

      • The Uneducated O.A.P

        Thanks Steve, nothing wrong with sharing. Stay sane, Bill

      • Lorna

        It certainly does......... Here are the 3 stages of Life (I didn't write this):

        Birth
        What the fuck is this?
        Death

        • The Uneducated O.A.P

          Ha, Ha, like it, thanks for looking in

          • blue orchid

            hahaha,thats exactly it,thanks lorna

          • Poetic Dan

            Like a butterfly in transformation, may we absorb your scribble of wisdom!

          • blue orchid

            i live in the moment,you never know if there's going to be tomorrow

          • ANGELA & BRIAN

            ANGELA here - We should take no anxious thought for tomorrow - BUT - Carpe Diem and really enjoy it it will NVER come our way again ! The Good Book says *There is a Time to be Born & a Time to Die & a Time for everything in between ! As Shakespeare said *The whole World is but a Stage - And we are merely Players* This is very true and if we play our parts seriously we will suceed ! It is only as we look back on Life that we can see where we have been & what we have acctually acomplished. Life is always seen in RETROSPECT - never in PROSPECT ~ AMEN ! So it is always best to concentrate on the NOW & HERE !

            Blessing & Peace to You & Yours
            Love Angela - Brian & Smokey Cat ! ! !

            • The Uneducated O.A.P

              Thanks trio, for calling in, look after yourselves.
              Bill

            • Goldfinch60

              We must always look forward in our life knowing it will be good.

              Strangely I wrote a poem yesterday about life just happens which I will put up today.

              Andy

            • Joe Dawson

              There you are, look to the positive as many comments recommend. Positivity, the shining light of success and quite a measure of happiness too. Why look down, when you can look up? Blue sky thinking may be a next port of call. A wise write my friend. Joe

              • The Uneducated O.A.P

                Thanks for calling in Joe, best wishes from this grumpy O.A.P

              • FineB

                A wonderful, poignant and reflective write.

                Thank you.

                Life has happened this way in 2020 with Covid.

                Who could have predicted?

                Keep writing ✍ and safe during these challenging times.
                FineB

                • The Uneducated O.A.P

                  Many thanks for the comment, you and yours look after yourselves.



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