poet David Harris

David Harris

Mysteries Of My Life

There are many mysteries in my life
for which an answer for I do not possess.

Why after an almost a lifetime
of wishing I had a brother
only to find did when it was too late
to really get to know him?

Why after fulfilling a wish of a late friend
would the acknowledgement
that I yearned for
start to really, begin?

Why when I never wanted to drive
did I get involve in an accident
as a passenger and changed my mind?

Why after yearning to capture my past
and talk to some old school friends
did I find a stranger I barely knew,
but whom when we met recognised one another instantly
and hugged one another intensely
never wanting to let go
and when it came to part again, we felt like family.

I always have more questions
than answers to possess.
Why with the passing of each day
more mysteries come my way?
There is no logical reason
for all the mysteries in my life,
they just happen to surprise me
one every corner that I turn.
I hold no sorrow for them happening
only happiness and joy.
A Gypsy once told me
I was born under a lucky star.
It is possible she was right.
Lucky in my friends
and my extended families
that stretch around the world.
I think no man can call himself
luckier than that.

25 October 2009

Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 25, 2009
Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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  • Duncan Wyllie (10/26/2009 6:31:00 PM)

    If you have one true friend then you are truly rich, , , Love duncan X

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  • Sandra MartyresSandra Martyres (10/26/2009 3:28:00 AM)

    'I always have more questions
    than answers to possess. '

    This is so true David, I can empathise with you on this one...but as usaul you alwys turn everything into a positive and end this beautiful poem on a happy note...Being surrounded by friends does make you a lucky man 10+++

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  • Carol Gall (10/25/2009 9:13:00 PM)

    mysteries keep us grounded makes life fascinating david 10

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  • Marilyn LottMarilyn Lott (10/25/2009 7:47:00 PM)

    There are many mysteries in our lives and more
    questions than answers but that just makes life
    more exciting! Yes, David, it sounds like you are
    a lucky man indeed! '10! ' for your poem, my friend.

    Warm Wishes,
    Marilyn

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  • Patti Masterman (10/25/2009 5:41:00 PM)

    This is mesmerizing and my favorite is the ending; 'I think no man can call himself luckier than that'. I know I'm lucky to have you for a friend..(smile)

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