General Poetry posted February 27, 2019


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It's not a point so much as a perfect circle.

The Point of Life

by Rachelle Allen

In my youth,
the point of life
seemed obvious to me:
to laugh, to play, to eat sweet things,
to revel in feeling free.

Then, as I aged,
the point of life
became to settle down:
to find a mate,
do work I love,
and be achievement-bound.

Soon, children came.
The Point of Life
was focused all on them:
to help them grow,
to teach them well,
and make each a precious gem.

Now that The Golden Years are here,
the Point, again, is this:
laugh and play with those you love,
And you will know sweet bliss.


Story Poem/Prose contest entry

Recognized

#2117
2019


A million thanks to my new friend Rama. xo
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