Maryanne Richards

(1939 / New Zealand)

Life


Life is for living.
What does that mean?
Does it mean we should chase
Every fanciful dream.

Lots of money, big house,
Parties with friends,
Be someone big in the eyes of the world.
Is that living, to be among all that is dead.

When there's no love, with all its colour and change,
Intolerance for others is not so strange.
In time we will meet that web of deceit
And realise the deceiver and the deceived is me.

Submitted: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Edited: Friday, March 14, 2014
Listen to this poem:

Topic(s): life


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Life by Maryanne Richards )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Drug war, hasmukh amathalal
  2. ಅತ್ಯಧಿಕ ಪ್ರಸಂಗ, Deepak Malapur
  3. Lost Melody, Patrick Ladbrooke
  4. A Rich Man's World, Fareez Nasir
  5. PH: Nature: Canoeing the Mississippi #4, Brian Johnston
  6. Dandelion Dreams, Richard D. Remler
  7. गोजाननि खौरां, Ronjoy Brahma
  8. Let us believe, hasmukh amathalal
  9. Christmas Again, Katherine Nordhaus
  10. Money, Katherine Nordhaus

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. On the Pulse of Morning, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Peace. A Study, Charles Stuart Calverley
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. A Fairy Song, William Shakespeare

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]