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The Rolling Hills of Life

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The Rolling Hills of Life

From way atop the highest hill, I see other hills beyond
Every direction that I turn to look those hills spread on and on
Like waves of forest green rolling underneath the deep blue skies
The beauty of this majesty brings teardrops to my eyes

Each hill is like a problem I’ve encountered in my life
Some are small and some are large, but each is a conquered strife
And now I sit atop the hill that is larger than them all
And I know this problem that I face, will not make me fall

There are hills still in my distance, this I surely know
But viewing my problems as future conquests will help me as I go

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  1. Date: 7/9/2014 8:01:00 PM
    Faith to move a mountain.. conggrats on a great win, Joe.. Hugs.. Arlene

  1. Date: 7/9/2014 3:44:00 PM
    Way to go, Joe. I like how you made this into a lesson learned by the last part of your poem. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 7/8/2014 11:33:00 PM
    Joe,, the hills are alive with poetry, that's how it goes. Congratulations, on your awesome win. Love Linda

  1. Date: 7/8/2014 2:50:00 AM
    Greatly thought of Joe,, wonderfully penned! Congrats on fine win!

  1. Date: 7/7/2014 8:29:00 PM
    I liked your meaning here, I enjoyed the read. A well written poem, thanks for bringing this piece to my competition.

  1. Date: 7/7/2014 8:10:00 PM
    Congrats..nice take on the contest..yes, hills to climb. BG

  1. Date: 7/7/2014 5:03:00 PM
    Nice one,Joe...Congrats on your wonderful win in this contest.....

  1. Date: 7/7/2014 11:21:00 AM
    This is great reflection on the past and advice for the future. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 6/16/2014 5:51:00 PM
    I really like the idea that you used for this contest. Its one I never would have thought of..good for you. BG

  1. Date: 6/16/2014 2:27:00 PM
    Beautifully written Joe - we all have many hills to climb I hope out journeys aren't too arduous and there is time for some relaxation along the way to enjoy the splendor of the real hills and mountains. Hugs Jan xxxx

  1. Date: 6/16/2014 10:40:00 AM
    Many hills to conquer Joe...some small some big...I love the meaning...Tim

    Flach Avatar Joe Flach
    Date: 6/16/2014 10:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Tim. I appreciate your comments. May all your hills be easy to climb. Joe