Walterrean Salley

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Life Remains Elusive - Poem by Walterrean Salley

Life's path leads to mountains,
And around the bend,
And into deep valleys—
Never seeming to end.

Such ever-elusive phenomenon
Far-exceeds the grip;
Think you've got it by the horns,
But, somehow, it slips.

And yet some would share
It's beauty and its joy—
Tapping treasured resources
That are somewhat coy.

But beyond comprehension,
Or the ability to describe,
Life's elusive—even for
Poet, philosopher and scribe.

Comments about Life Remains Elusive by Walterrean Salley

  • (10/26/2012 4:23:00 PM)

    Really like it, a fantastic poem.
    we can only keep going.
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  • Valsa George (10/17/2012 1:37:00 AM)

    Yes, life is very elusive and puzzling. This is exactly the thought expressed in one of my poems -' Life '! But my poem is not as rhyming as yours! enjoyed reading! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (10/15/2012 3:38:00 PM)

    I think happiness is elusive - just when you think you have found it, it slips away! ! Good write. (Report) Reply

  • Anita Sehgal (10/12/2012 12:29:00 AM)

    so very beautiful... very insightful (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 12, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, October 12, 2012

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