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The Meaning of Life

June 23, 2009
By write4life GOLD, Macon, Georgia
write4life GOLD, Macon, Georgia
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why do we ponder the meaning of
why must we have a finite answer
to all of our questions?
--why are we here?
--why do we feel?
--who are we really?
why can we not surrender ourselves
to the simple truth:
we are here.
we feel.

we laugh. we love. we live.
we are who we are.

why is it that those who
understand the most are often
the least content?
-understanding is not acceptance.
{acceptance is what it's really

all about.}

The author's comments:
For some reason, my inspiration usually only comes when i'm A) in the shower, B) half asleep, or C) dreaming. This poem was the result of one of those half-asleep, half-dreaming states of mind. Thankfully I snapped out of my grogginess enough to write it down. Hope ya like it :)

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on Aug. 6 2009 at 3:48 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

i like this a lot. soo true :) and very well written. bravo :) check out some of my work and comment please :)