A Riddle

Listen beyond the spoken word
Open your ears, for the silence speaks
Order exists beyond structure
Keep hearing when the speaking stops
~
Have the skill to pay attention
Ev'rywhere you look there are clues
Recognize what others will miss
Enjoy the challenge of finding
~
Ask for that which cannot be had
Notice that which might not be seen
Darkness cannot hide in the light
So strike a match, light a candle
~
Every step taken on paths unknown...
Each new mysterious journey
Taken without knowing the end
Has risks, do you dare to take them?
~
Enigmas abound in plain sight
Hidden truths there for you to find
If you will simply seek them out
Decipher them, don't be afraid
~
Do you recognize that there's more?
Enough to keep us all looking?
Never imagine that you're done
Looking.  you've prob'ly missed something
~
I beg you to keep on seeking...
Now you think this poem is done, but
Even now this is not the end...

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Written for dVerse OLN (open link night)
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14 thoughts on “A Riddle

  1. darknes can not hide so strike the match…nice take action…and listen…there are clues…really cool piece and really resonating with what i am writing for tomorrow as well…like it much….

  2. “In all things curious” Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary. It’s my personal motto – learn everyday, read what you can, listen well, think hard and search for what is buried – the stories are the metaphors. The metaphors tell the tale.

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