Thoughts

Thoughts

A Poem by Tate Morgan
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We look back to our childhood years the comfort of old friends For all must see, forever we fear how this life must end

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From time to time I wonder thoughts

that dream of what might be

I wander glade, stroll promenade

make sense of all I see

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Valleys, rivers, majestic woods

of these, playgrounds are made

Where my clan, played kick the can

and man was measured, weighed

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We look back to our childhood years

the comfort of old friends

For most must see, forever we

fear how this life must end

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That promise of a wondrous place

where we forever play

Bestows the thought, it may be bought

through faith if we don't stray

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What waits for us there, up above

that we are missing here

Life's greatest strength, comes not from length

but stems of love not fear






 

© 2018 Tate Morgan


Author's Note

Tate Morgan
I say what matters in this life? Could it be we learn kindness is it's own reward? I will talk to God when and if I see him. But friends don't need help in Heaven. They need help on Earth. So I shall do the best I can with the resources allotted to me. May all your wishes come true.

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Love- Indifference- Hate, of the three, Indifference is the worst , it has no weight, no side to sit on , energy none, just illusion .Then there is Tate, He has whittled away at himself, done what we are scared to do .He knows what he means and means what he knows.We survive, endure this Devils world, and Tate he gives us hooks to hang our thoughts on.

Posted 6 Years Ago


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Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

I like that thought it is so prophetic. I hang my hat at the door along with my pretensions and misc.. read more



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The measurement of yesteryears,slips away into unknown tomorrows. In the end we reap as we sow.

Posted 4 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

4 Years Ago

It is a truth for sure that whatever we care about then in turn cares for us thank you
there is a call deep within us all .. a longing that needs a fitting piece ... i think a lot of heaven is making that fit ... :) wonder filled musings in your poem always Tate ...what we do, say and believe here on earth makes all the difference in the world .. and moving on and out ... there is the whole universe ... love ;)
so glad i stopped to read .. my morning is now adjusted in a very fine direction
E.

Posted 5 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

5 Years Ago

I thank you Gene It is always with the greatest of humility that I say of the after life "I simply d.. read more
Maybe perhaps all our fears are delusions, an effect of being trapped within the limits of the physical realm. Perhaps we allow ourselves to be so strongly effected by these delusions because we don't see the bigger picture. Maybe it's all God expressing himself as the universe? We can never know with our finite minds here in the infinite. But I like to think that perhaps it's the best moments of our life that we feel God's love without realizing it. We often don't realize it because we are so often taught that you can only experience God in a church or a temple and that gives us a slanted view. An excellent poem, Tate, sincerely.

Posted 5 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Your's is a deep mind that sees with childhood innocence what I believe as well it is all in the min.. read more
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This is such a beautifully thought out sentiment, yes kindness in our hearts whilst we're still alive and kicking, thought provoking and brings a smile to the heart.

Life's inner strength, comes not from length
but stems of love not fear

I so agree...

Posted 6 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

Thanks dear yeah we can worry about the after life "AFTER"
This is amazing poem tate thank you for sharing your poems keep up the great work

Posted 6 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

thank you melissa
melissa

6 Years Ago

Your welcome
Good words both in your poem and your note. I liked the words and the way they flow when I read them. I did so silently at first and then read them out loud. I must say as I spoke them the flow seemed to go so easily as if maybe in another life I too had said them. Strange.

Good write and good read.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

Well I thank you It has always amazed me how simple I can be yet the flow is the key
Lovely poem, Tate. Kindness wins every time, we need each other on this earth you are right.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

I agree and it is so much more pleasant
Love- Indifference- Hate, of the three, Indifference is the worst , it has no weight, no side to sit on , energy none, just illusion .Then there is Tate, He has whittled away at himself, done what we are scared to do .He knows what he means and means what he knows.We survive, endure this Devils world, and Tate he gives us hooks to hang our thoughts on.

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

I like that thought it is so prophetic. I hang my hat at the door along with my pretensions and misc.. read more
Wow! Glad you have such very informative note above.
This poem is great, Tate. I like the format and rhyming scheme you used.
It's really true that man's strength comes from love.
A wonderful piece once again.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Good stuff, Tate. As always.

Posted 7 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

7 Years Ago

Ken where have you been friend havent heard from you in a while
Tate Morgan

7 Years Ago

thank you by the way

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Marion , OH



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