Darwin Henry Beuning

Gold Star - 20,958 Points (29 July 1947 / Melrose, Minnesota)

My Advice - Poem by Darwin Henry Beuning

For sixty-two years
It lay dormant

Now, with my working years past
It has risen at last

What best sums it up
Is my quotation

'In each of us there is a poem and a song
For most
A poem that will never be written
And a song that will never be sung'

Find that which lies within
And put it to paper while you can

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Comments about My Advice by Darwin Henry Beuning

  • (2/6/2016 1:02:00 AM)

    It's true. Is beautiful read the externalization of everyone's experiences and emotions. Are lessons of lifeThanks for share Henry (Report) Reply

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  • Kim Barney (9/4/2015 3:37:00 PM)

    What wonderful advice, Hank! Of all your quotes on your poet page, that's the one I like the best.
    You should write it down while you can before it gets lost forever. One Sunday morning not too long ago I woke up with the first six lines of a poem running through my head. I thought 'This is great! I only need two more lines to finish, and this will be one of my best poems ever! ' I went to church, and after church decided to write down the six lines I already had, so I could finish it later, and discovered that they were already gone. I could not even remember what the poem had been about. So I wrote a poem about it called 'The one that got away'.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 4, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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