Dave Alan Walker

Bronze Star - 2,580 Points (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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  • Bronze Star - 2,107 Points 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

  • Rookie - 415 Points 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

  • Bronze Star - 2,344 Points 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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,150 Points Thomas A Robinson (10/1/2013 5:02:00 PM)

    Oh I think the smoke rises from the bridges we have crossed and there is no where to go but forward. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 149 Points 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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,150 Points Thomas A Robinson (9/25/2013 11:17:00 AM)

    The bridge called knowledge leads to wisdom. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 158 Points 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

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 4,761 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/23/2013 1:06:00 PM)

    Find our way to the true path of wisdom. Beautifully put. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,360 Points 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

  • Silver Star - 3,243 Points 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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