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the river of life

In the river of life

Driftwood we are

Polished by experience

Honed by wisdom

Scarred and formed by reality

Dressed with the fabric of destiny

Education to others who watch and listen 

In awe and amusement our lives glisten

On this side struggle and grief

On the other green pastures

Decisions decisions decisions

Aaaaaah! A decision at last

Temporary though; we do not believe

In the next flood we will have to leave

Come to rest on another bend

With the hope that this is the end

Over decades the grains of wisdom show

With life's experience we glow

Decisions, decisions, decisions again

We know that this is not the last

Decisions will come one day again

With the experience of the past

BY VASANT SARKAR

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  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:43:00 AM
    loved your work and enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 5/9/2013 9:49:00 PM
    Vasant, your poem is very enjoyable, :-) Wishing you a nice warm welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please look me up by clicking on my name anytime you're on line. I'm looking forward in becoming your #1 poetry soup fan. Please keep me posted every time you post a poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT"