Beautiful Life

34 years ago today I was blessed a birth,
an opportunity to live a life on Earth,
and walk this worlds hallowed turf,
but what is this life really worth?

Mankind a species draped in fight,
only through aliens would mankind unite,
still seeks equality through human rights,
yet the poor don't live within the wealthiest sights.

This world of knowledge sees many a conspiracy,
so true knowledge never how it appears to be,
laws force revelations that rarely serve clarity,
but there is much good in this world of charity.

Many wars through the ages that never lessen,
but wars have taught mankind valueable lessons,
war is to avoid as are nuclear weapons,
negotiations improve to stop war that threatens.

Mankind will hunt animals and protect them too,
be an orderly mammal and form a queue,
laws protect and through justice they sue,
the species moves forward while history's for a few.

So what is life like on this colourful planet?
Forever changing, but, possible to plan it,
division in all minds but with variation to merit,
and unity, empathy and love make a life to inherit.

Though I live with depression, I'm thankful for my birth,
because a life on Earth, is a life, with priceless worth.
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Born in 1985, I didn't discover poetry until 2017, when out of the blue I wrote my first poem. Since then I have had 2 poems published, 2 poems used by separate schools and 1 poem read out on American radio. more…

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