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I’ve seen the world with these two eyes.
A movie played inside my mind.
I’ve traveled the seas in half the time
Without ever leaving home.

I’ve spread my wings but didn’t fly
I’ve touched heaven, but I didn’t die
Had the chance to ask God why
Without ever receiving an answer.

I’ve count the stars and made to ten
Lost track and had to start again.
People laughed, but that’s how we make friends
Without ever knowing their name.

I’ve loved completely and watched them leave
I tell the story—some don’t believe
Let them go or did you flee?
Without seeing what tomorrow brings.

I’ve cried like I would never smile
Walked in darkness for half a mile
Saw the sun in the distance for a small while
Without ever feeling its rays.

I’ve walked the beaches—tasted the breeze
There was a time that I’ve felt free.
Touched my soul and let life be
Without any regrets to hold.

I’ve laughed until I could not breathe
Gasped for air and let people see
There’s so much more inside of me
Without speaking a word.

I’ve held the wonders of the earth
Experienced the beauty since my birth.
Moments made filled with mirth
Without spending a dime.

I’ve faced my fears with a stern face
Let them know that they knew their place.
Life is mine to feel safe
Without worrying what’s beyond the corner.

I’ve seen it all, yet know there’s more
Some steps I’ve relived before.
But I’ll keep walking across the floor
Without knowing where each step falls.

I know the dangers. I know the cost
But I know my life is never lost.
So I’ll keep living with my unknown cause
Without asking for anything in return.

I’ll gain some friends—some memories, too
To myself, I vow to be true.
And I’ll push myself to make it through
Without giving myself the chance to fail.

This is life—it’s what you make it
Take it now, but please don’t break it.
Life does not come with a life time guarantee
It’s yours to take without knowing what it will be.
Yup. This is me being philosophical, guys. haha Yeah I really had no idea what to put this as...but it is sort of...think-worthy. Yunno since people are always questioning the meaning of life and all...


I sorta like this poem myself. No idea why, though...
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FaNtAsY4MyGuRl Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
This poem just touched my SOUL!!!! I freaking LOVE IT!!!!
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frekycyepit Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
allow me to share this to someone.. can i?:) (Smile) 
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KaizenKitty Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Student Writer
I love this! Your poem is fantastic. (got much more to say but too impressed to properly express myself)
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taichitwo Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
pure ,pure beautiful ,Heart 
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ganonspawn Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
Amazing dude, really connect with it. Your completely right, you don't always have to know all the answers, a simple fact many of us forget, to find meaning and make something of life.
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SammieJ1990 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I was looking for inspiration for writing a poem with a similar theme, instead I was left astonished! You sir, are a genius! <3
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katr14 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
this has been featured at :iconrainbow-4all-club: weekly newspaper :happybounce: --> [link]
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SunflowerRiddle Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW! This is awesome I love it!! It was so beautiful and rhythmic! My goodness your genius!
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mejbeSadWhoKnow Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow! love your work! this is amazing.. you are so talented.. im glad i can read this, really:D.. its very interesting and .. good idea for thinking.. i write poems too but it isnt comparable with ur work .. just amazing :))
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ThePoeticDragon Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It now seems like every poem I find on here is yet another piece of literary gold.

Poetry truly is the most beautiful form of literature. And this is far from an exception.
I have a similar poem, "What is Life" [link]
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KhaosMonsterHo Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
I love this.
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wettowel13 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
Why do I always sing along when I read this? I LOVE IT!! [link]
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Prof-Stein Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful. I'd type it again a thousand times, but I'd probably get carpal tunnel.
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jmdjmd8 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
very nice! :)
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CatFaceBunyyAwesome Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist
It reminds me a lot of the Pokemon theme tune. Quite an inspirational sentiments set to a rhythmic and simple structure. Very much not disagreeable.
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Ameroni Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
interesting :)
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Jukih Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
I understand now hwy 533 put this poem as their fav. I have no words to describe how AMAZING this is. Hats off my dear friend
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BlizzardsKnight Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Student Writer
Beautifully said. Thinking out loud (or on paper rather) is an excellent way to discover.
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DunixiClove Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
The philosophy is constructed well - under a fog of vague riddles, dotted with hints of truth, glimmering with personal experience. Although I found some rhythmic errors, I applaud your insight.
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Fluffi-Hoodie Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a very good piece. Insta-fav :+fav:
If possible, could you check out my poem-
RE: Life- My Perspective
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Flare1234 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
U just put everything into this poem, I envy u :)
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irmavargic Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
<3
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Lezappini Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011
stunning :)
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jeffery900 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011
This is great
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ntau Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful :) I really enjoyed reading this. And I agree, life is what you make of it.
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ImitatingLight333 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
Wonderful observations about life! I'd be quite pleased too, if I'd written it ;)
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LittlePhotographer95 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
That was really quite amazing. I wish i could do something like that, I mean i can spit something out but that's only when it's at the right moment. But i can never make it sound.. That good. Damn.
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Sparktooth Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this very much. It's wonderful.
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amberthesunwolf Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This poem is beautiful. ^^ do you mind if I use it in for my senior portfolio/scrapbook for school? I promise to give you full credit.
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LostForWords1 Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
That was a very impressive poem.

Great job!
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PixelOnPaper Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
You are genius.
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floracat123 Featured By Owner May 11, 2011   Writer
That was beautiful.

The rhyme sceme was interesting, and it was so mysterious and cool.

I seriously love this poem. I've often wondered what the meaning of life was. Who hasn't. Bravo.
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Open-Eyed-Facets Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
Love it..:).
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Blackwind06 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful poem
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serenityninja Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing
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DarthCJ Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2011  Student Writer
Here it goes:
Awesome poem, great concept.
If you want this to be one of the best poems ever written, then go back and work on the wording in some spots. The rhythm is the only thing that I see slightly lacking... try going over it and cutting out a few words here and there so that each line has the same amount of syllables as the line two lines before it.
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Rabullione Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011
this so L I F E :headbang:
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Tourniquet81903 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
<3
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LimitedEternity Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
Agreed, this poem has a very nice flow and rhythm to it.
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AmaiMirai Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i love this its soo detailed and everytime i felt like stoping while reading this, i thought i might die. to sum it up in one word, its simply, AWESOME.
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shamans-blues Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
I like it. The poem has very good rhythm, more or less each stanza following a fluid pattern(aaab) which seems to underline their meanings that most will relate to. Well done improv!
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doorfromheaven Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
Wow thanks so much for your feedback! =)
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shamans-blues Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
You are most welcome :)
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SoranoKitsune Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
This is really excellent:D
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JasmineePearl Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
this poem is beautiful!! very well written!! :D i love it!!!!!!!!! :D
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doorfromheaven Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2010
Why thank you. =)
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CroDude Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
That is great love it :)
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doorfromheaven Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010
Sweet. Thank you!
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agembloobeary27 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
its really inspiring :D
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akcuFathoM Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
thank you for this
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