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Knowledge The Root Of Wisdom

by Credo (writer), I practice living in the Spirit, August 18, 2013

Trials And Tribulations Can Sometimes Teach A Wealth Of Wisdom.

The cascading rivers, like tastefully aged wine.

Can a tree live without its roots?

Can a man be a husband without his wife?

How seductive, how beautiful, how divine

Can a bird fly without its wings?

Nay as I suspect, nay, for without it we can not find our rest.

Its benevolent scenery lodging deep within the eye's mind.

Shall a shadow survive without its contrastive light?

Nay, for we are mere figures in the night.

The life of Sebastian has followed us home , it would seem we've fallen at our own behest.

Life! Once tasted, forever relevant, forever sublime.

How may a shadow survive without the light?

Nay, not without the light to guide us to our sight

This lucid image can never be stolen or involved in a crime.

It can never be purchased, it can only be won in time.

Calm peaceful surface, underneath, a storm, it is the rage of life

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By Barbara MacDonald on August 22, 2013 at 12:42 pm

So happy to see this beautiful poem...I knew you would do so well in this format also Credo...many of our best lessons we learn by walking through the storm...congrats...I enjoyed reading that.

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By Credo on August 23, 2013 at 01:06 am

Truly grateful for your support!

I've always found poetry a fascinating writing format, but never felt comfortable enough to tackle it myself. I will certainly make a serious effort to try an improve my understanding of poetry.

Thank you for giving me the courage to take the first step.


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By Barbara MacDonald on August 23, 2013 at 10:23 am

You did an amazing job...I think you have the natural ability to write in any format...:D

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By Credo on August 23, 2013 at 11:34 am

Hey! I can't work if my head swells up. [smile]

I appreciate those sentiments, nevertheless I will be practicing regularly. Poetry gives me another outlet, perhaps a more relaxed one. I have so many controversial stories and tough information it is sometimes difficult to reveal such secrets.


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