Quote, 08/21/2010

ejmoore510(7)August 21, 2010

Happiness is like a crystal,

Fair and exquisite and clear,

Broken in a million pieces,

Shattered, scattered far and near.

Now and then along life's pathway,

Lo! some shining fragments fall;

But there are so many pieces

No one ever finds them all.

You may find a bit of beauty,

Or an honest share of wealth,

While another just beside you

Gathers honor, love or health.

Vain to choose or grasp unduly,

Broken is the perfect ball;

And there are so many pieces

No one ever finds them all.

Yet the wise as on they journey

Treasure every fragment clear,

Fit them as they may together,

Imaging the shattered sphere,

Learning ever to be thankful,

Though their share of it is small;

For it has so many pieces

No one ever finds them all.

HAPPINESS by Priscilla Leonard

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lilod(NoCal/8)

...and sometimes the little piece is overlooked in the quest to find the whole ball. Good ending to a week of poetic philosophy. Thank you, E.J.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2010 at 8:58AM
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anneliese_32(6)

In every poem there was something which pertained to me. Thanks for a great week.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2010 at 12:59PM
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gandle(4 NE)

Truly a great week. Thanks.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2010 at 11:15AM
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