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Day: May 21, 2010

Learning in Life

We have experiences some forgotten and some not. Most to teach us and for us to learn, some to forget as we hang our head in shame.  Some to be proud of and hold our head high. But most experiences are to help us live and learn, to make mistakes and to learn, to try and to learn, to take risks and to learn.  The longer we live the more we know we have to learn. I wrote this poem just 8 years ago but its origin rests in the late year of  1990 while on a train from East Berlin to Poland. “Plays On My Mind” Once long ago I met a man on a train Travelling home after working so much in vain Not much to show for his working day He left his family so as to feed them by this only way There were many of us from afar Acting like kids full of jar This man can’t careless that we are here To pay for his family so dear We gave him drink and did not cheat Never a wild bunch did he meet When from his bag he did offer us a sweet They were for his love ones that he was to meet At that moment I knew where I was He had offered us more then he knows he does We never took one to be so kind Till this day this man plays on my mind Thanks to Jan for the permission to display  her beautiful Photograph of the Wild Gentin – Burren, County Clare, Ireland

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