Saturday, October 22, 2016

My Philosophy of Love…--By Daniel Turner--United States

My Philosophy of Love…

Love is the question philosophers ponder
And a priceless fortune which humans squander
It is selfless and selfish, caring and sharing
Shy and reserved, bold and daring
It's the tears of happiness and the heartache of sorrow
Yesterday's dreams and the hope for tomorrow
It's the quickening pulse at the mere thought of another
The compassion one feels for the pain of a brother

Daniel Turner is 60 years old and lives in Arkansas. He has been writing poetry for approximately 40 years. He loves animals and all things having to do with nature. Now retired, he has traveled over 3 million miles as a long-haul truck driver, worked in the oil fields of Texas and on the Mississippi River on a tow boat. He loves to read and watch old black and white movies.


  1. Dear Daniel
    Thank you for this wide-reaching poem about love. How easily one forgets the very things you feature in this fine work.
    Thank you--this poem blesses me.

  2. Daniel,
    Such a nice heartwarming poem. Welcome to Whispers if you are new, a warm welcome from me even if you are not.
    Your new friend,
    David Fox

  3. Dear Daniel,

    I'm glad to see you already have two wonderful comments on your poem with its timeless message. Welcome to Whispers! I hope you enjoy your time spent here. Best wishes with all your writing endeavors.


  4. Very good poem about a timeless subject. There is music of words and meaning. Especially like the last 2 lines, gives something to think on.

  5. Daniel, welcome to Whispers. I enjoyed your poetic voice on the variance of love. You create such a true picture of love through your poem. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (