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Existential State of Being

Universe so great and wide Can barely feel myself inside Existence insignificant In this great scheme am I an ant? What is the purpose, rhyme or reason For the changing of the seasons? And can you tell me why it rains For days on end Is it a trend? Will I find out around the bend? Or will my search be never-ending The walks of life be aimless wandering Never knowing up from down A happy smile or sullen frown? And will it even really matter If I never know the answer No use to wonder Or moment to ponder Should haves would haves May haps could haves What´s done is done No turning back The hands of time I can´t rewind So even if I am unsure The point to keep in mind is this Right here and now, this very hour Is all I have and all there is.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 11/18/2015 11:26:00 AM
awesome poem. SKAT
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Date: 10/21/2015 6:32:00 AM
nice...... great.... I will translate to Arabic.
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Date: 5/21/2013 2:34:00 PM
It's all about the "YOLO" state of mind. We are only promised now, not tomorrow. This piece was a good reality check. Very, very well done!
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Carolina De Las Salas
Date: 5/22/2013 12:28:00 PM
Drake, thank you so much for your kind words! Good reviews are definitely an incentive to keep on posting the rest of the poems I've written so far. Hopefully you'll like them, too ;)