Have You Ever

Summer 2012 007

Poem number twenty NaPoWriMo


Have you ever heard the ring of a bell

that tolls from a distance

clearly echoing on a quiet morning

in the stillness of the air


have you ever seen

the fiery red of sunrises

and the orange glow of sunsets

that are a part of each new day


have you ever thought

how quiet and still

are the days

when all the song birds have flown away


have you ever wondered

what is behind the gray clouds

that seem to cover

every winter’s day


or perhaps to consider

how many trees make a forest

or how many fish

must be in the sea


perhaps to decide

where each new road leads

and where to find the happiness

that people seek


the answers lie in our heart

and in the love we share

the knowledge comes

from many centuries past


we must never forget

to hold onto our dreams

and look for all of life’s treasures

that will fulfill our life and make it so much better


About RasmaSandra

I live in Riga, Latvia. I was born in N.Y.C. Love to write articles and poetry. Instruct people in the English language. Live in the suburbs with my wonderful cat Sid. I love rock and roll, cooking, reading, poetry and traveling.
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