Only “Once”


“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”
Margaret Lee Runbeck

Moving down the road of life

Do I opt for left or right?

Time not to be wasted

Life not to be hastened

I live and cherish each day

There’s only “once” along the way

Every moment in time

I must own as mine



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  16 comments for “Only “Once”

  1. 05/29/2016 at 12:03 am

    Wonderful poem! Every line resonates with truth and a life well-lived. Thank you for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

    • 05/29/2016 at 1:50 am

      Thank you. I am glad you enjoyed it.


  2. 05/29/2016 at 12:42 am

    So very true. Nicely written.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 05/29/2016 at 9:50 am

    Yup. Don’t waste time looking back. keep in the now. Hard to do but rewarding and the only way to keep sane sometimes. Lovely 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • 05/29/2016 at 1:19 pm

      Thank you DaisyWillows! Have a great weekend.


  4. 05/29/2016 at 10:47 am

    Time should not be wasted
    Life should not be hastened

    That says it all

    Liked by 1 person

  5. 05/29/2016 at 2:00 pm

    beautiful and so wise!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. 05/29/2016 at 3:24 pm

    Lovely poem.


  7. 05/29/2016 at 10:05 pm

    This poem captures my wife and I’s nomadic lifestyle very well as we take our time to roadtrip America for the next two months.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. 05/30/2016 at 6:35 am

    “Live to love and cherish each day

    There’s only “once” along the way”

    Such a great couplet – I feel a song coming on 🙂 Lovely to connect through Patricia’s linky.
    Special Teaching at Pempi’s Palace

    Liked by 1 person

    • 05/30/2016 at 4:20 pm

      Thank you. I love your blog. It has a happy and cheerful feeling about it. 🌻


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