Godfrey Morris

Silver Star - 3,541 Points (August 1,1982 / Kingston, Jamaica)

Life - Poem by Godfrey Morris

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


Comments about Life by Godfrey Morris

  • Freshman - 606 Points Albert Ahearn (5/23/2015 12:33:00 AM)

    A very good poem. It compliments you. (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,951 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (5/20/2015 4:48:00 AM)

    Profound with a lot of truth and wisdom. A very remarkable write. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,500 Points Uma Ram (3/23/2015 1:29:00 PM)

    Beautiful sir, very inspiring... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie 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

  • Silver Star - 4,234 Points Valerie Dohren (5/16/2012 5:51:00 PM)

    A great poem, sentiments beautifully expressed. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie 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

  • Rookie - 55 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 4,988 Points 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

  • Rookie - 0 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 7,332 Points Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (5/9/2012 11:55:00 PM)

    Life is worth living for.
    Sometimes worth dying for-
    nice composition (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,969 Points 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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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 29, 2012


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