11/10/10

Seeking




I sought riches
And found myself poor
I sought power
And found myself weak
I sought beauty
And thought myself ugly
I sought to be loved
And found myself wanting
But at last…
I sought to BE LOVE
And found myself

16 comments:

  1. Such wisdom, and obviously learned after some heartache. Well done Magpie.

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  2. Sometimes it just takes what it takes, doesn't it?
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  3. This is beautiful. Such a profound poem.

    Teresa

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  4. Looking within instead of without- love it..

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  5. Most of my life is spent like that: looking where it never is.

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  6. A lovely Magpie ~ full of insight!

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  7. Simple in its words, yet complex and powerful in its deeper meanings.

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  8. What a very wise poem. Nice Magpie.

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  9. amazing! Great message in such few words :)

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