Folly

Folly

A Poem by Coyote Poetry
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Just words

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                                  Folly

Dead men don't weep no more.

Stagnant life lead to deluded ending.

Pretty things can hide the hidden truth.

Nothing gain-nothing lost.

We can ascend and we can fall.

Echoes of today and the echoes of yesterday are what we become.

We can be consumed or be condemned.

The old man logic is. Men will rise and men will fall. We will cry and we shall know laughter. Each of us  will walk upon the floor of rice paper. Believing we are invincible.

The folly of men is. Death will call one day.

We will be the witness to life. Remembering old faces, old words and the good days. Life is lessons. Some lessons written deep and hard into our mind and heart.

Tomorrow I turn 59 years old and I learn.

Pay attention to your family and your friends. Lead with concern, kindness and love. The world is hard enough on them already. Kind words and safe place to rest, may save a life.

Insure you make time for the pleasures of life.  The children will grow like weeds and we don't slow down. We will miss the special days and moments. Make time for family meals, family field trips and show your children. To love the lakes and the sea. Show them the great forest and to be kind. Be kind to nature and to each other.

Life is our decisions. Know joy, laughter and song or learn too late. Life is too fast and if we blink. We will miss the best part.

     John Castellenas/Coyote




© 2017 Coyote Poetry



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Not sure if this was really written near your b-day, and if so, I apologize for belated greetings! (((HUGS))) I like the way you present some of life's less-than-fun gyrations and then ending with some more uplifting suggestions instead! Keep sharing the wisdom & remember: "You're still just a young pup!" (I'm 61!) *smile* Fondly, Margie

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Coyote Poetry

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My birthday is August 11. Just some Johnnie Cash and too deep thoughts for a Summer day. Thank you d.. read more



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I would like to wish you HAPPY BIRTHDAY, it may be a little late..... but I want you to keep celebrating all year long :) everyday is a gift and so is your heartfelt writing. It's uplifting to know there are caring people in this divided world! Wonderful message.

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Coyote Poetry

1 Month Ago

Thank you and I appreciate your time. Thank you for reading and the comment. My friend.
Not sure if this was really written near your b-day, and if so, I apologize for belated greetings! (((HUGS))) I like the way you present some of life's less-than-fun gyrations and then ending with some more uplifting suggestions instead! Keep sharing the wisdom & remember: "You're still just a young pup!" (I'm 61!) *smile* Fondly, Margie

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Coyote Poetry

1 Month Ago

My birthday is August 11. Just some Johnnie Cash and too deep thoughts for a Summer day. Thank you d.. read more
Your closing line says it al John, fo some like myself there were no "Good old days" and the autumn of our days is especially calm and beautiful... a time to be savoured

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Coyote Poetry

3 Months Ago

I agree dear friend. Thank you Stella for reading and the comment.
A little bird told me it was your birthday a week ago John. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY WISHES my friend !!

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Tony Jordan

3 Months Ago

just googled Port Austin - wow! It looks amazing. :))
Coyote Poetry

3 Months Ago

It is. True paradise. Clean water, kind people and many free beaches.
Tony Jordan

3 Months Ago

The natural stone structures - carved by the ocean are just gob-smacking !
just words.. assembled in patterns of truth and yes.. comfort as well.. reflections of the only things we really can save from the fires.. thank you for sharing what you have learned on your journey Coyote..

Happy Birthday..

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Coyote Poetry

3 Months Ago

Thank you olla. Life is learning and learning is life.
I like that wisdom on end. Where you can see all your experience from truth of universe well done.

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Coyote Poetry

3 Months Ago

Thank you my friend. Life can be too fast.
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Thankyou for sharing your experiences,
Happy
BIRTHDAY, TOMORROW sir

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Coyote Poetry

4 Months Ago

Thank you for the birthday greeting and reading. I do appreciate.
i have learned these things along the way...and at 67, you just reminded me of how important these are...and wow, "pretty things can hide the truth"

that is such true philosophy...

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Coyote Poetry

4 Months Ago

We have lived and we understand. Every day is a new chance. Thank you Jacob for reading and the comm.. read more
Wonderfully expressed and life is always moving,sometimes leaving us behind in the past.Wondering where it has all gone.Be kind and speak love to others as you never know what they are going through. Much truth in your words;-]

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Coyote Poetry

4 Months Ago

Thank you dear friend. I learn the hard way. Some people need more kind words and concern.
Dearest Coyote, I wish you a very Happy Birthday and wishes for good health, love, peace, and blessings! This poem could be a beautiful song. It is filled with wise words and flows like a river. I see your face reflected here. God always bless you my friend. You Rock Coyote!!

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Coyote Poetry

4 Months Ago

Thank you Annette for reading and the comment. I have a good day planned. Me and the Grandchildren o.. read more
Annette Pisano Higley

4 Months Ago

Sounds like great fun Coyote! Those kids are very lucky to have a talented grandfather like you.Enjo.. read more

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A Poet and writer who love to read and write. My pleasure is reading about the bad and good in a life. Also to honor the Poets/Writers of the past by reading their words. Remembe.. more..

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