Treasure Island

Godfrey Morris

(August 1,1982 / Kingston, Jamaica)

Life


Life is precious

A gem on the sands of shores.

Though often treated as if it matters little.

Life is the beauty of the world.

As a rose, it blooms in season.

Hides in it the souls of all reasons.

Life is the sun it comes and then goes

Each life adds something new

Good or bad is what we make of it.

Life is worth living.

Sometimes worth dying for-

but never in life you throw away.

Each life must be treasured its very natural end.

copyright © 2012

Submitted: Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Edited: Friday, June 29, 2012

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  • Laurie Abc (8/16/2012 7:44:00 PM)

    Very inspirational, adds a clear picture in ones mind.

    Short and sweet to the point (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (5/17/2012 1:59:00 AM)

    So well said, life never to be regained, wasted or used to the best of our ability, a wonderful poem and thought here. (Report) Reply

  • Craig Farrell (5/11/2012 2:19:00 PM)

    i enjoy the simplicity of this... and simplicity is not a bad thing at all. life is the beauty of the world very true and if there is no life there is no world of meaning... so to speak. (Report) Reply

  • Kenebo Rajkumar (5/11/2012 1:43:00 PM)

    Sometimes worth dying for...........its absolutely true, here i remember we are not immortal.... nice one, outstanding dude....... (Report) Reply

  • Walterrean Salley (5/10/2012 12:24:00 PM)

    Beautifully penned. Give new perspectives on the greatest gift ever given to man. Perfect imagery too. I enjoyed. 10 (Report) Reply

  • Enoch John (5/10/2012 10:38:00 AM)

    Hi Godfrey,
    Very good imagery utilised in poem.I like the rhythm of the poem (Report) Reply

  • Clarence Prince (5/9/2012 10:46:00 AM)

    I'm no expert when it comes to critique, but I think you've done a lovely job here, Godfrey! Blessings! (Report) Reply

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