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Poetry and Musings


They say life is short and sweet

But why does it feel long and bitter sometimes?

I try to wrap my mind around this paradox

I feel like an unpolished rock

Who will never become a limestone


I need a glimpse of Heaven, Lord

Of Your beautiful abode

So one day

When this sedimentary rock of mine will erode

Will become a limestone


We all go through refining process

It hurts, what’s new?

But it’s worth in the end

The chisel to the sculpture

It’s making you brand new

© Carly Wiggins 2017


4 thoughts on “Life is Short and Sweet

  1. Hello, there: Look forward to reading more of your poems. I haven’t written as many as you, but now ‘I’m inspired.’ 🙂 I may make some simple video’s and add poems. ❤

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    1. Thanks. I’ll be sure to check them out, Karen! 🙂 I might add some videos as well in the future of me reciting my poem. Do you think that would interest people?

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      1. I think so, but for me it’s part of creating

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  2. …another way to portray my thoughts and ideas.

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