David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Everything Happens For A Reason - Poem by David Harris

For Suzy
Who gave me the title and suggested I write it.

Everything happens for a reason
when something in our lives
changes and we walk
a different road.
We don’t question
why we took a different route we just do it.

When I joined a western re-enactment group
and was called upon to play a priest.
Little did I know
that down the road a bit
I would be able
through my words of comfort
to help people in distant lands.

Nor did I realise
that a chance meeting
with an old classmate on the Internet
would take me in a new direction
and help me fulfil a lifelong dream.
Making me look to the future
out the depth of despair.

What is next?
I don’t really know,
only whatever happens
it will happen for a reason
and I won’t know
the reason just yet.

Therefore in every life
there are turning points,
a new road we must travel.
The reason for it
will remain a mystery
until we reach the answer,
as everything happens for a reason.

15 April 2008


Comments about Everything Happens For A Reason by David Harris

  • (7/25/2009 5:35:00 AM)


    i agree with you the next road ould be exciting (Report) Reply

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  • (4/25/2008 2:56:00 AM)


    David, you describe in your inimitable way the mystery that is life. No matter how you choose to explain it, it is and will always be a mystery. Now how exciting is that? love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • (4/17/2008 4:44:00 PM)


    No one gets to see our plan, well life would be boring if we knew everything before hand, just except the gifts life brings and enjoy every second man... Andy 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 16, 2008



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