I Looked for life....

I Looked

I looked for life
on a dusty trail
kicking a rock for miles
and I saw a shooting star.

I looked for life
up in the sky
watched the birds soar
and saw shapes in the clouds.

I looked for life
wading in the river
splashed water in my eyes
and I saw trout leap.

I looked for life
out on my worn porch chair
chatted with a neighbor
and saw love and laughter.

Yes, I looked for life
to know where it was wrought
and found myself within it
and this is what I thought:

That life is in the living--
living large and free
in simple details everywhere
just walk and look and see.

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© 2013 NavWorks Press and DE Navarro. All rights reserved.

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Published in Dare to Soar, 2013. Available at any bookstore worldwide.

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DE Navarro teaches poetry and runs a poetry WordShop™ at We Write Poetry

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

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