The Wind

The Wind

A Poem by Tate Morgan
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Can anyone know what will come when the wind blows us cold and gale or what direction it be from when finally we set our sail

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When I was young through beauties gaze

winds blew by me as if to sing

Their songs of love to me were praise

that lifted me upon their wing

 

Rich did the spoils of time unroll

an empire's trophies I would raise

And write my name across life's scroll

to earn the laurels of friend's praise

 

Can anyone know what will come

when the wind blows us cold and gale

Or what direction it be from

when finally we set our sail

 

But now those days are tempered dear

time's winds no longer sing for me

For now the quiet hush I hear

makes life's truth so easy to see

 






© 2017 Tate Morgan



Author's Note

Tate Morgan
Time has a way of answering our questions if we listen.

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I don't really understand what God's plan is in this regard, that our abilites and even our destinies seem to remain hidden from us in large measure (if not totally) until we are old, and, looking back, mutter, "Oh, yeah, there's where I shoulda..." I hear in this verse a certain degree of that wistfulness, that regret, and as might be apparent, I can identify with those sentiments completely. May I add here that your ability to render deep and complex thoughts in perfectly crafted rhyme and meter is such a rare ability here, and I commend you highly; it is what, in my not-at-all-humble opinion, changes a mere philosophical ramble into a poem.

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In time, even the sailor comes home from the sea. It's the natural order of things, I think. Profound words adorned with a terrific picture and accompanied by a fantastic song.

Posted 7 Years Ago


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So true, so very true.

Posted 7 Years Ago


A well penned piece..... so nicely expressed;

Posted 7 Years Ago


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Tom
Excellent write! I loved when I read it out loud and it flowed off my tongue! Keep up the great work!

Posted 7 Years Ago


A very well done write! I really enjoyed reading this piece! I would like to know the answers to many of my questions. In wanting those answers I have totally forgotten how to listen. Thanks for reminding me!

Posted 7 Years Ago


yeah its like we follow life path and we know not what will become of us! I get that is the suprise that awaits us!

Posted 7 Years Ago


Its like saying the wind will help us in making our way acorss our lives! Beautiful!

Posted 7 Years Ago


amaaaazing and delightful to read. Thanks Tate.

Posted 7 Years Ago



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