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Our lives a fresh canvas at birth
For limitless possibilities exist
Opportunities abound here on earth
Welcome to a future the Fates kissed!
We gaze in the mirror, amplify our worth
Then set out to conquer Everest in the mist
 
But stark reality sets in at any moment
That the universe can be unfair
By circumstances and our environment
Chances for success gone without a prayer
Hoping to be a bright star in the firmament
Some end up a spirit broken beyond repair
 
But lo! our earthly stay is merely an odyssey
And we are of this world fleetingly
Our real home beyond the deep blue sea
Rewards in the hereafter can be heavenly!
From this mortal body we’ll be forever free
To sing with the cherubim breathlessly...
 
© F Aparici    08/19/2020

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Nelson D Reyes
2 months

A gorgeous beguiling Garden of Eden redux is waiting sans all devilish creatures, our Elysian universe.
Inspiring poem. Thanks Btod. See you there one day.

Francis
Francis
2 months

Indeed Brod. Heaven or Elysium, Perfect places. Thank you for liking.

Charlotte B. Williams
2 months

Yes we go through much between the time we’re born until we pass on.
Looking forward to moving on. Interesting read.

Francis
Francis
2 months

Thanks for liking Charlotte. I always know that life hereafter will be a million times more pleasant. It makes life here on earth a little more tolerable.

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