Richard Lackman

Rookie - 159 Points (Philadelphia)

Destiny - Poem by Richard Lackman

The lives we lead, lead us with certainty
Toward an end that some call destiny
But are we really destined? Is it fate?
Or is it a decision we cognate?

Do we control what happens once we're born?
Can we make ourselves happy or forlorn?
If so then I choose happiness for me
But whom do I inform so it will be

I'm not so sure it happens just that way
I suspect we'd be mistaken to downplay
The active role that each of us must take
Each morning as we find ourselves awake

So I begin another day of life
Where I must see the heartache, face the strife
And deal again with life's uncertainty
Which I accept as certain destiny


Comments about Destiny by Richard Lackman

  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (8/16/2013 1:12:00 PM)

    All I can say is 'Wonderful'. I do so enjoy. Read mine - Storm Song -
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  • Silver Star - 4,035 Points Diane Hine (2/22/2012 4:41:00 PM)

    Thought-provoking.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012



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