A Poem by JudyBall

Author: JudyBall
Created: July 01, 2012 at 10:52 am
Upload Type: Poem, G (All)  
Category: General/Other | General/Other | General/Other
Upload Stats: 4.62 Stars by 4 users with 4 comments and 226 views


Life is a real experience,
And it's often quite unfair.
Life can give and Life can take,
Sometimes more than our share,.

It seems to me that Life asks more,
From some than it does from others;
Often giving preference,
To our neighbors, friends or brothers.

Some lives seem filled with blessings,
While others just get by;
Some have endless opportunities,
While others languish, die.

Some people don't give second thought,
To what tomorrow brings,
While others struggle, wrest what they can,
From today and cling,

To life that hangs oft by a thread,
For Life has not been kind;
While those who live a privileged life,
To this are often blind.

Some are cruel and dole out pain,
To those who can't fight back.
Some will be their champions,
Cut them a little slack.

Life is a hard task master,
Will kick you when you're down,
And it will keep on kicking,
If you stay on the ground.

It takes a little wisdom,
And a strong and sturdy spirit.
It takes a little bit of faith,
And a heart willing to hear it,

When God at times will send your way,
A little bit of hope,
An opportunity will rise,
To help you get afloat.

One must be quick to grab the rope,
And pull one's self up higher.
Be strong, be brave and hang on tight,
For Life, it seems, likes fighters.

© JudyBall - all rights reserved

Author Notes

Jesus, Himself was known as The Man of Sorrows,
and He was The Son of God.
Life is not fair, it never was, but God loves you.
Don't give up.

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Comments & Reviews ( X 6)

October 17, 2017
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Wonderful Poem. I like the rhyming and the writing. Thoroughly enjoyed it. 😊 ❤ 💗 💕

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June 15, 2017
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I like how you mention all the ways that life isn't fair in your poem, things that everybody knows, but that at the end, you point out that there is a ray of hope for all of us, and also your reference to Jesus, The Man of Sorrows, whose life certainly was not "fair" according to our standards, but who eventually triumphed over His enemies and rose from the dead. Thank you for reminding us all of this.

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July 02, 2012
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Words of wisdom,of love
Perfectly penned and meaningful. True to life - advice good.Collective thoughts put cleverly into verse deserves top commendation. Thanks for sharing this with the network! Kitty

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July 01, 2012
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I love the message in this, can't wait to ream more.

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