My Search (Free verse) by Bobjim
I walk across the mountain-tops,
To reach the highest peak.
The deepest precipice to find,
That I was told I'd meet.
For years now I've been searching,
New treasures for the mind,
Began at times to wonder,
If any more I'd find.
But for every mountain-top I scale,
There's a hundred more to climb.
An endless source of bounty,
On which to feed the mind.
I keep climbing higher mountains,
More dangerous ones to seek.
But the precipices that I find,
Are more fearful than the peaks.
One day when I grow older,
Too tired to reach the top,
I'll slide on down the steepest slope,
And at the bottom stop.
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