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The Seeker
by SilverCeltic Moon

Tuesday, January 06, 2004

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It is no so much for the seeking of knowledge...
that I went away from home to college.
I went because my parents said I should.
I lasted a couple of semesters because I could.

Knowledge has always been important to me,
but I never liked to be told what to read or see.
After thirteen years of public schools,
I was tired of attending class and listening to rules.

I thought I could do better out in the wide wide world.
I would stake my own claim, let my own flag be unfurled.
Life isn’t easy when you don’t have a degree,
but again I never let anything like that stop me.

I went to work at a Fast Food Establishment as a fry cook.
In between that, I read alot and devoured each book.
I taught myself how to do many a thing.
I never craved for children or a wedding ring.

Years passed by and I had become a manager.
I made great money but to life I was a stranger.
This is when my poem ‘Apart from Life’ came in
I realized that something was missing and then...

I went out and found what I wanted to find.
There is alot of history there that I will not rewind.
For there were alot of roads I took
before I found it with just one look.

Marriage and family still weren’t my Holy Grail.
I still wasn’t pining for Orange Blossoms and a veil.
I simply needed one man to be beside me forever...
one who at the words “I Love You” wasn’t running for cover.

For the man that I found, marriage was important and a desire.
I now admit that marriage is wonderful and has alot to admire.
The closeness of a union and the total committment to each other
is a couple of the wonders that you get from your spouse not a lover.

Yet, here I am back almost to the start...
taking classes again and listening to my heart.
I am following a pathway I would have never foreseen...
and remembering the past person that I have been.

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Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/7/2004
This was great, I loved reading this, so well written, a pleasure to read,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/7/2004
Great introspective write with meaningful thoughts and emotions. Thank you for sharing this offering and may your path be pleasant. Love and peace, Régis.
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 1/7/2004
I am following a pathway I would have never foreseen...

..join the club..this is kinda eerie..our lives are so similar..hmmm..I wonder why...
superb write!

Vesna :)...Thankyou Silver
Reviewed by Justareader Offinework (Reader) 1/7/2004
Wonderfully written! I enjoyed the read!

Peace
Tony
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/7/2004
Extremely heartfelt write. Enjoyed!
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 1/7/2004
You have written it so well..wonderful conveyance of thoughts!
Reviewed by jude forese 1/6/2004
a perfect state of being ... your thoughts develop and grow marvelously in this poem ...
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 1/6/2004
Life comes full circle. This is a good and thought provoking poem my friend. I wish you well in the New Year.

JC xoxoxo
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/6/2004
Wisdom out shines knowledge...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/6/2004
Wonderful write showing the wisdom of your lessons.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 1/6/2004
Thanks for sharing you with us..
May all your goals be met with admiration
Love the write.........
Reviewed by Divinity 11 1/6/2004
very nice

sometimes when we aren't looking for something great, it pops up and smacks us in the face and we love it


does that make us s& m freaks?
jessica
aka
gypsie
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