Treasure Island

tom Le Guilcher

(24/02/90 to preasent / Bristol)


Life is like the waves it has its ups and downs
Life is like a roller coaster it has its twists and turns
Life is like a sport it just depends on what we play
Life is like a game of poker it just depends on what we are dealt

Life can be given life can be taken
Life can be a curse life can be a blessing
Life can be a pain life can be in sain

Life has its ways life has its days
Life has its love life has its hate
Life has its gentler touch but it has its harder punch

Life brings you your knees when you feel in need
Life brings you a lot of things
but in the end it depends on what we do

Submitted: Thursday, May 01, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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  • Fran Scott (1/10/2011 1:04:00 PM)

    well i thout this poem was breath taking my mum read it and loved it keep going tom xx (Report) Reply

  • Heyyer Hey (5/17/2009 11:11:00 AM)

    I think that this is a very beautiful poem and the first four lines that are displayed are simply genius. The way that the waves are compared to life is fantastic and it really made me think wow, that is exactly what life is. It also makes you want to read more as you have a lovely style of writing and you immediately want to know what you are going to rite next. Congratulations on this masterpiece! (Report) Reply

  • Ena Wojcik (4/12/2009 4:19:00 PM)

    I think people like your poems because of your comparisons. I know I do. I often hear different comparisons comparing life. But I've never seen them all fit into a poem and compliment each other the way yours do. The way you sum life as neither being good or bad, just however you handle it, seems like a good way to look at it. I like positive, but realistic poems like this. Love the colorful metaphors ;)

    Ena (Report) Reply

  • Nigel Tang (2/12/2009 4:58:00 AM)

    your poem is very meaningful and it is very well planned.I think if you have the chance you should sign up for a competition for poems.I am quite sure u will win. (Report) Reply

  • Shania Shettlewood (1/14/2009 4:47:00 PM)

    this poem is true and sad in a way, but i like it alot and i would read it every day if i could it is very nice and down to earth if you know what i mean it not all fantasy but real. but its nice (Report) Reply

  • brittney vincelette (12/12/2008 8:04:00 PM)

    i liked it it was kinda sad but true and i need something true instead of the fantasy world i live in but sometimes i dont like the truth bc it hurts to know your life is acually like that but it was good and if u have the chance maybe u can check out some of my poems if u like and comment them

    love robin XD (Report) Reply

  • Jhon Fernandis (11/5/2008 10:42:00 AM)

    it is more clear from this poem that what the life is in real thanks to write this poem and please comment on my poems? (Report) Reply

  • Salinea Jernigan (10/30/2008 11:58:00 PM)

    the reason this poem might be so popular is because some people dont know what life is... its based on this poen ups, and downs, twists and turns is exactly what life is... and you just pointed out to people what life REALLY is and now they are starting to think and realize that life ISNT so easy... thats just my comment on this one... and why I think its so popular...

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