Where Is Truth?

Where Is Truth?

Where is truth?  It’s time to ask
And who could be up to the task?
You’ll find so many went before
Not guessing what life held in store

Have caution in the search, my friend
For life is fragile, all must end
But that’s no reason to back down
Find meaning now, in vale and town

The past has more than we may guess
Don’t move too fast amidst life’s mess
Mistakes are rife, and who’s immune?
With too much pride you’ll lose love’s tune

Think deeply then, and make your move
There’s nothing left to lose or prove
And when tomorrow comes around
You may find truth, at last, is found

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk

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Why So Much?

Why So Much?

Why so much?  It never ends!
One man denies, and one pretends
Some lies and we will never know
Or will we?  How will this world go?

Take care and notice every beat
It’s hard but details you will meet
And in these things the truth can hide
Whilst trust the small-print may divide

For friends are hard to find, it’s true
So search some more, they seek you too
And when the connection’s made at last
That searching now is in the past

So live with courage, live some more
Don’t doubt great things still lie in store
Keep talking, asking, stay in touch
And then you’ll know why there’s so much

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk

Down To Earth

Down To Earth

It’s good to get back down to earth
Not sure just what the flight was worth
A thousand suns and distant lands
Beyond all artists, writers, bands

And once you know we’re not alone
Your thoughts are never set in stone
The changes which may come, immense
At times like this, stay on the fence

Observe the changes, watch life flow
Stay positive and keep that glow
Ignore the hatred, help the weak
Keep working, strive to reach your peak

The future world is ours to make
Keep close to loved ones, stay awake
We dream beyond our place of birth
But still we must be down to earth

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk

The Answer

The Answer

Where’s the answer?  Who could know?
What happened to interrupt the flow?
Life was so great for everyone
But now it seems all that has gone

Or is there something new to find?
Now past obsessions left our mind
A new day and a chance to move
Get in the zone or in the groove

For here we are and chances come
Too much to take, no doubt, for some
And yet each day a new surprise
You must remember how time flies

So seize the day and make your move
There’s nothing left for us to prove
Except in how we help and give
The answer’s in the way we live

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk

No Surprises

No Surprises

No surprises, things move slow
Some hope for change, but where to go?
The daily grind is safe and sure
And yet most say they’re wanting more

So what’s the secret in this maze?
Seek those who rise above the haze
And make a difference every day
They’ll help you see there is a way

It’s not illusion that lives on
For one day that will all be gone
It’s simple truth that we now seek
And peace of mind is for the meek

So slowing down can help us all
As things speed up then all could fall
Confused?  You will be.  Life won’t stop
And who could ever reach ‘the top’?

More questions here than answers, yes
These words are not here to impress
A simple challenge, new thought rises
One day later … no surprises?

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk

All Can Change

All Can Change

All can change, we never can tell
Don’t take for granted heaven or hell
An open mind each day we need
Lest we are slaves to want or greed

Enigma-like this world presents
And leaves a searcher on the fence
But danger lurks for those who wait
Too much delay and you’re the bait

Be strong then in your choices now
And future days are bright somehow
For in the mind is more than guessed
An optimist is always blessed

The past is done, make no mistake
The night has passed, we’re now awake
Each action in this world, so strange
Will make a difference – all can change

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk

Never Quit

Never Quit

Never quit – a new day waits
I know just what the devil hates
A cheerful smile and helpful friends
Who know life never really ends

The fight’s worthwhile, the goal is sure
And countless joys are all in store
Hold on with all you have, my friends
Your life’s much more than current trends

Look deep within whenever you can
For endless is the soul of man
The journey outwards, also in
And from right here it can begin

Don’t doubt potential in yourself
There’s no such thing as ‘on the shelf’
We’re here to try, the fuse is lit
So do your best and never quit

(c) Simon J. Halliday 2014
http://www.mysteriousbooks.co.uk