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Have You Ever Asked Why?

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Have you ever pondered your thoughts and everything?
Have you ever wondered what life might bring?
Have you ever looked up and found,
That there's starlight all around?
Have you ever thought that you might die?
Have you ever asked why?

One starry night,
I no longer thought things would be alright.
Looking away from time's river,
I stopped asking what life might deliver.

I was left behind,
No longer a part of mankind.
I lifted my arms with a cry,
And asked why?

Have you ever been caught up in all the strife?
Have you ever let go of your life?
Have you ever watched the coming dawn,
And when you looked up, seen the day had already gone?

The years have passed,
History can't be recast!
Too late now, the future's gone by,
Too many times, I've asked why!

Have you ever looked down life's train?
Have you ever thought you might not prevail?
Have you ever wished you could go back,
And retrace life's track?
Have you ever looked up at the sky,
And asked why?



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mollybug13 said...
Apr. 7, 2013 at 10:50 pm
Wow this is amazing a truly beautiful poem. 5/5
 
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Apr. 8, 2013 at 10:28 am
THANK YOU! :D :D :D :D
 
jonpettigrew said...
Apr. 5, 2013 at 12:27 pm
Real good, it made me ponder for a bit, you should post more of your work!
 
DoctorbugThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Apr. 5, 2013 at 1:50 pm
Thank you! You're a bundle of encouragement :) PS: the last word in the first line of the last stanza should be "trail" not "train"...lol!
 
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