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Destiny vs Choices

Along life`s dusty ol`highway
We`ll meet one huge set of destinies
..and another giant set of choices
During the uncertain walk of life
Destiny puts you in place
Choices you make refines your destiny

August 24th 2012

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  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:17:00 AM
    yes indeed, Arild. a philosophical poem u have here. Xoxo

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 10:49:00 AM
    hmmmnnnn... so wonderful write my dear, Arild. It's a great food for wisdom and hope destiny will put me in a better place (smiling). Have a blessed and grace-filled Sunday to you and your family!!! love/hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 8:30:00 PM
    Hmmm, never thought of it that way; I like a jolt now and then to get rid of the status quo; nice work Arild, you keep me thinking! Luv, Lizzie

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 5:33:00 AM
    True that, the verse was a delight

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 6:38:00 PM
    We all have to make choices as you say in this poem. We have to give destiny a little push sometimes. I am glad they punished the thug that killed so many in y our country. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 2:55:00 PM
    Hi Arild philospher and poet you are spot on the money with this my friend, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 2:53:00 PM
    You'd make a good philosopher... But that's what poets already are... Great write.

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 1:26:00 PM
    It's really classy how you discuss destiny and free will together in this little poem. VERY nice.

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 9:51:00 AM
    Arild, you nailed it with this one.. Totally agree with you on this.. You made me contemplate while reading which is a good thing.. ;-) love & hugs CTC

  1. Date: 8/25/2012 12:39:00 AM
    I agree with you, we create our own destinies with the choices we make. Love your message. Thank you for reading my poem. See you again in PS next time. Dalila

  1. Date: 8/24/2012 3:34:00 PM
    A lot of wisdom in this one, Arild. Enjoyed. hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2012 3:16:00 PM
    couldn't have said it better.. Love you rpoem and the message it sends. have a great day :)

  1. Date: 8/24/2012 3:13:00 PM
    Great wisdom here. Nicely written :) and thank you very much for stopping by to read a piece of mine. Always, Laura