Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 10,695 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

Wise Words - Poem by Smoky Hoss

Those old still waters
Run deep
When wisdom is the word
We keep -
Way up
Way down
And everything
All around -
The dark
The light
Into day, and
Out of night -
The wink of an eye
Watching clouds fly by
Sheds tears upon the sun
For the day that's all done -
Sing along
Words of a living song
With the strangers you've yet to meet
Down an untravelled street -
Blaze a path into the heart
Where real journeys start
Burn true thoughts into the head
Out of something so good, deeply read -
Watch those words you say
Moving along your way
The pain you give
May become the pain you live -
As surely as the compassion
You share
May return a blessing
Through someone's thankful prayer -
Find a stranger
To be a friend
For we all become just alike
In the end -
We enter the world
With nothing but a name
We shall leave it
Just the same -
Wisdom is a woman
Love a man
Bring them together
And forever they shall stand -
- Yes, calm waters
Do run deep,
When in our hearts
It is with the wisdom of Love that we speak -

Comments about Wise Words by Smoky Hoss

  • Juan Olivarez (1/3/2012 2:01:00 PM)

    We enter the world with noyhing but a name, we shallleave it justthe same, if more people subscribed to this philosophy the world would be Eden. Great work Smoky. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/29/2011 6:30:00 PM)

    A familiar sound originally stated. A well crafted work of art. (Report) Reply

  • Craig Anderson (12/29/2011 12:23:00 PM)

    Beautiful thoughts Smoky. Be aware of what we say as words can wound and we may do it without knowing we have hurt someone. Like the old adage; treat others like you want yourself to be treated.
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  • James Casey (12/24/2011 6:10:00 PM)

    Yes, calm waters, Do run deep,
    When in our hearts It is the wisdom of love
    that we speak

    Says it all doesn't it
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

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