RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Gold Star - 15,606 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Compassion Of Wisdom


Answers of life cannot be found in talking with others,
only there will you avoid these truths.

Rambling of voices, searching for wisdom does not bring
it magically into being.

Only seeing with hearts full of love and compassion can
wisdom be found within any of us.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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  • Veteran Poet - 2,578 Points Achill Lad (10/15/2014 8:39:00 AM)

    The answer to life lies in us having the wisdom to see the damage we are causing. Collectively, we must put all our differences aside and search our hearts for the love and compassion to respect more this natural wonder that is the world we live in. Another thought provoking poem, RoseAnn. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,344 Points Hans Vr (7/17/2014 8:56:00 PM)

    The search for truth, one of the most pleasurable experiences in life, a never ending journey, rendering all humans to be ''becomings' rather than 'beings'. The moments of biggest truth are discovered when we are looking at that little spark inside, let it become a small flame or even a nice fire. Books and conversation about the Big Turth are best reserved for the darker moments, as they must come, when we cannot find the spark inside.
    These are very thought provoking and inspiring lines, you penned down here, RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,501 Points Amitava Sur (6/30/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    So true a realization! ! Yes the truth of life and its significance can be realized mostly through self awakening.
    Very true. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,890 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/15/2014 11:10:00 AM)

    good attempt

    Rangehbok Lyngwa10 minutes ago
    Simple but pure poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,890 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/15/2014 11:07:00 AM)

    JayLou Santos Good evening....
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    Hasmukh Mehta welcome JayLou Santos and Rohani Daud like this.
    7 mins · Edited · Unlike · 1 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,890 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (6/15/2014 11:05:00 AM)

    What is limit to desire?
    Why can’t we put it on fire? (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,351 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (5/14/2014 3:23:00 PM)

    Hello there good friend. I certainly enjoyed and agreed with this beautiful piece. Well done! Loyd (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (5/14/2014 2:47:00 PM)

    So very much truth in this short poem. Adding to my list of favorites! (Report) Reply

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