Smoky Hoss

Freshman - 1,506 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

Onward


Don't we all wonder, remotely
- in ways we cannot even fully understand -
'What's this all about? '
Age has invaded our mind
and hearts.
Onward we march.
Life has invaded our spirits
and souls.
As onward we march.
The future flows right on past
behind us.
And yet onward we march.
Living is a passing glance
a long goodbye.
Onward we march.
Where we are bound
no eye has seen
no tongue can tell
no mind does fathom.
Still onward we march.
On the trail of time lost
we take the exit to eternity.
Ever onward we march.
Do we wonder
what a wonder it is
that we're marching into?
We should.
We shall.
We are.
Through it all, onward we march.
Onward...

Submitted: Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Edited: Friday, September 07, 2012

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  • Gold Star - 14,847 Points Valsa George (9/14/2012 8:38:00 AM)

    We march onwards, braving all obstacles on our way, never pausing and never looking back on the trail of time until we merge in eternity! ! Beautiful write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Constance K Yost (9/7/2012 4:05:00 AM)

    Marching onward and wondering why-but ours is not to reason why-excellent poem, it's one of those that
    start me thinking. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 179 Points Joseph Anderson (9/6/2012 11:06:00 AM)

    I guess we should look for the one that reads-NO EXIT.A vivid, somewhat startling telling of
    our scramble through life's jungle-truthful to the end-a10 (Report) Reply

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