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  Thoughts And Dreams
by William Bonilla
Monday, December 12, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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We sit, thinking of thoughts
That linger still
In blest memories
When youth
Was like a rose bud
Upon a thorny bush
Young and vibrant
Bursting with virgin energy
That excites
Anticipating life
To it's fullest
To grasp youth again
Would be like trying to hold
A bull
By it's greased horns
Life must continue
Dreams must disappear
Like blowing sands
In a desert
Reality hits hard
Our hand has been delt
Destiny
Is written in the winds
Of shifting sands.

By William Bonilla
11/28/05



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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 6/5/2008
Destiny, what is our destiny these days. It is to be good and listen to God and finally being with him in our last moment when we take our last breath. It may not be for a while, but we must ponder on it often and do our best to do God's leading and listening to him and asking in prayer helps. Your writings are so sentimentally useful and thoughtful too.
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 12/13/2005
You are a wise man, William. Wonderful poem. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 12/13/2005
It is our dreams that keep us afloat...
excellent write William...

Carole...love and peace
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 12/13/2005
Love it. Wouldn't go back for anything, but. . .l o v e i t.
'Pea' <3 ~~~~ N: Keep dreaming, my friend. Never let go!
Reviewed by Dan Rains 12/12/2005
I think we need to keep our dreams....gives so of us reason to go on. Another excellent one.
Dan
Reviewed by jude forese 12/12/2005
introspective and wise poem ... i somewhat differ with its conclusions ... we create our own reality ... the hand we deal ourselves all depends what game we are playing ... your express your hand most cleverly ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/12/2005
Your writing of late has been fantastic William!
You really shine in this one! Great stuff;-)!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 12/12/2005
Bill, this is a great piece...clear, simply and elegantly written...Michelle
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 12/12/2005
This is absolutely stunning, William. A philosopher you be! I will be saving this, thank you.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/12/2005
Your poetry is reaching new heights..
Splendid work.....
Have a great Christmas!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 12/12/2005
stuff how many times one has been round the sun..
Let your dreams live forever....
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 12/12/2005
Dear William,

Dreams belong not only to the young. They should not disappear but be kept alive.

Love & Light,
Joseph
Reviewed by Joyce Hale 12/12/2005
Ah yes, William. But even *When youth
Was like a rose bud Upon a thorny bush,* even then Life was a double-edge sword. My dreams don't really disappear as much as they feed my soul. Excellent write!

Peace. Joyce
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 12/12/2005
But we can always be young at heart, as you are, Bill...Ed

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