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When folly leads; to wisdom…
By the way of endless dreams
'Pon a backdrop psycadellic where, 
There's nothing all it seems’

I have struggled with good reason
made forays to shore-less isles
Lived a lifetime in the instant  
Rode the shine of unforced smiles

Finding ever more to disconcert me
Through crowds of motley folk
Senses were overshadowed 
Seams burst at senseless jokes
So on without an Inkling,
To a place I can't discern
Where tomorrow or forever
All I know is..' more I'll learn..

© Joe Maverick 23-9-2013

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  1. Date: 2/19/2014 7:10:00 PM
    Words of wisdom, Joe! The only way we can learn is by living. I really like all of the contradictions in this poem. It gives the reader much to ponder. A very nice write, Joe! Congratulations on your win, as well!...Thank you very much for the kind congrats on my poem.

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 7:16:00 PM
    Nice write. Congrats on the win, Joe!!

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 9:13:00 AM
    Enjoyed the poem and congrats on the win, joe

  1. Date: 2/12/2014 3:27:00 AM
    - Another contest sponsored by: Giorgio V. - "Impress me IV" - CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNING POEM,JOE - ENJOYABLE TO READ YOURS AND A PLEASURE TO PARTICIPATE :))) - Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/13/2013 4:24:00 AM
    Life does have a way to teach us lessons in life..Enjoyed reading this one today..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 11:59:00 PM
    I Love this one of yours, joe. And the ending is so cool, that you will just keep on learning!!! Great attitude you have there, my friend.