Treasure Island

Dave Alan Walker

(Pudsey, Leeds)

The Bridge Of Life


As we cross
the bridge of life
we see our glories
and we see our failures

We learn from each
as we find our way
to the true path of wisdom

Submitted: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

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  • Hans Vr (11/20/2013 3:58:00 AM)

    We may see clearly at that time.
    Our search for Truth seems to never end (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (10/22/2013 3:14:00 AM)

    Too many bridges to cross
    Before wisdom on us finally dawns
    And all the time that we lost
    In between will in our old age haunt.....
    (Good poem Sir - keep on at it) (Report) Reply

  • Vera Sidhwa (10/3/2013 8:15:00 PM)

    And so looking back and then forward gives you enlightenment on what your life is right now. This
    is a great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Laurie X3 (9/25/2013 4:18:00 PM)

    I have to disagree....the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom....that is why some of the most educated may not have it, and some people with long histories of failures may look behind, see their mistakes yet go forward and still repeat the same mistakes.....but sometimes the most simple person has great wisdom because he depends on God for light on his path. (Report) Reply

  • Queeny Gona (9/24/2013 11:58:00 AM)

    That's so true we learn from our past experiences!

    A fool doesnot even learn through experiences
    A knowledgeable persons learns from his past experiences and
    A wiseman learns through observation of the fellow men! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (9/23/2013 2:14:00 PM)

    excellent thoughts Dave. we are like as to a group of children in the school of life with many lessons to learn. (Report) Reply

  • Noreen Carden (9/23/2013 5:10:00 AM)

    Hello Dave beautiful i am impressed by the way you put across so strong a message
    in so few words i envy your ability to do that well done (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (9/23/2013 4:01:00 AM)

    our glories tend to hold us back, our failures goad us to strive.

    great wisdom in the few words of your poem, Dave. (Report) Reply

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