Questions

Questions

A Poem by Tate Morgan
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Is the duality of nature the cornerstone of our own conscience?

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Granddaughter Payton and I pondering the truths of the universe.



Often I ponder the question

can one think too much for ones good

Until it becomes an obsession

on wondering if a man should



Why do I query my own mind

as sadly I prove myself right

The two halves becoming entwined

in tauntings that cause them to fight



Is this my own duality

with the conscience I hold so dear

Or do I taste mortality

with it's old friend mighty fear



I find myself set in my ways

unlike those nights back in my youth

When I was such a fire ablaze

who never questioned life or truth



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Author's Note

Tate Morgan
The heights and depths of a poets life are filled with joys beyond compare and depths of despair. However I wouldn't trade that for a life of dull monotony.
One thing for sure we know Love. We know pain. They are two sides of the same coin. However they are the way we balance life leaping from one trial into another. We love with all our being and when disappointed we cry from the depths of the Heart.

Often I find my own mind is at odds with itself and I wonder if this is the duality of nature or the cornerstone of our own conscience?
I look at my granddaughter and all I see is absolutes.

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great work Tate, the battle does indeed rage within us as one opinion is corrected by the other but I hope in time the false option gives way to the true light of mind, thanks for something to ponder my friend :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Hi Richard thank you. Yes it is so often the case that we cannot find peace in our own minds. I ofte.. read more
Your writing takes you away into another reality. I love your style. thank you so much for sharing.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Thank you Laura I suppose that is intentional on my part.I like things to feel somewhat other worldl.. read more
Life is a mystery and some of our questions are answered as we go some we just never get. Enjoyed my read!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Hi Nadia thank you dear. I will always just ponder the realities of life
LadyNaida

1 Year Ago

Yes you do, that's what makes your writing so beautiful and at times intriguing.
Tate Morgan

1 Year Ago

smiles to you
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Your writing always has a great flow which I honestly really enjoy. This poem creates a question in ones mind that leaves them thinking for a while after. I truly enjoyed getting to read this. Keep up the fantastic work!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Ashley I am glad you like it .I thank you for reading it I hope it spoke to you
Ashley Lytle

2 Years Ago

You're welcome
The way you write, makes me forget everything that is happening in life. Wow, gorgeous writing (:

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

That is the sweetest thing I have heard in years. Thank you from a humble heart.
You a master a bringing the averge man's thoughts to words. Minor infraction on line two with "to" to "too".

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Thank you Michael and you are so right about line two." Repaired " As to the thought it has often ha.. read more
Very touching. I love the fluency and flow of rhyme this piece has. Exactly hits the spot.
Thanks for sharing! It has given me something to ponder over tonight.
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Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Thank you I never know whether a piece will be taken on face value or not
I rather like this flowing piece, capturing & thoughtful display of the ever wondering mind. Thank you for sharing :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Arnay I dont hink we have met ai thank tyout
Arnay Rumens (A Sol Poet)

2 Years Ago

You are most welcome.. I believe we have not done so :) Greetings to you!
we get older and wiser and we question....that other half (the doubt) shows up later in life with all the experience we gain...and then each decision seems so much harder to make.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Which ever way the wind blows I shall have to follow an hope i can withstand it thanks
Always a pleasure to read your work and always so thought provoking.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Thank you for 6 months i had contemplated giving up on writing a i was tiaring of it and no one seem.. read more
WILDERNESS

2 Years Ago

Just do it for your own good ........................ and you may inspire a few along the way.
Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

i agree and i thank you for the advice

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