Lyn Paul

Gold Star - 6,544 Points (17.03.1965)

A Lesson In Life

Close that door!
Close it.
Is trying to open.
Two different doors
To be opened.
It's hard,
So hard.
Which one?
What decision?
A change
Take the left hand
Take the right hand
But will I pick
The 'right' hand
Each hand is
A Lesson in Life

Copyright Reserved
Lyn Paul April 2014

Submitted: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Edited: Saturday, May 03, 2014

Topic of this poem: Life

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Lesson In Life by Lyn Paul )

  • Gold Star - 10,508 Points * Sunprincess * (11/18/2013 6:48:00 PM)

    You make me laugh with this poem...I must say choices are hard,
    sometimes I think should I or shouldn't I and sometimes I do...
    and most of the time when I act on impulse it is usually
    the wrong thing to do...great write :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,842 Points Roseann Shawiak (8/30/2013 1:33:00 AM)

    I wouldn't pick either door - I'd rather find out for myself what is beyond them. Learning lessons, experiencing them as I walk the path least trodden in life. Discovering in my own way and time the essence of my own life. Not wanting to compare it with anyone else's, because we each have gifts and talents that are different.and we grow through them to maturity. Good write though - thought provoking. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (7/24/2013 3:45:00 PM)

    so many lessons in life Lyn. every door holds a new experience (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,096 Points Anthony Di''anno (3/15/2013 7:06:00 AM)

    I'd go in one and come out the other. I can only learn so much from reading and listening to other people recounting their views. It has a sting to it but I would much rather know something through experiencing it than presume what it might feel like. There is no such thing as the wrong way. Every way holds a lesson to be learn't, should we be willing to learn it.
    Another excellent thought provoking poem Lyn. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Owain Glyn (12/22/2012 2:46:00 AM)

    now, if I had to make the choice I think I'd just go back to bed! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Karoliena Somura (12/1/2012 4:19:00 PM)

    I liked this very much, so wise! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,106 Points Hans Vr (10/7/2012 7:46:00 AM)

    Nice and full of wisdom
    Superb poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (10/3/2012 8:09:00 AM)

    Courage and belief in ourselves are the best keys to any doors we encounter, nice write lyn, as usual. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Heather Wilson (10/2/2012 12:14:00 PM)

    So many twists and turns in life, but often we are not sure if we are on the right track. a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 619 Points Louis Rams (10/2/2012 7:45:00 AM)

    and each lesson in life is because of the decision you've made.
    excellent food for thought, (Report) Reply

Read all 10 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]