Below is the poem entitled "The Life of Man" which was written by poet
Sands. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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In the caccoon of two lovers embrace and ecstasy a minute wounderous bliss of
begins......sometimes unbeknowing by the sheer feasting of pleasure in unison.
Nevertheless what was once a tiny seed implanted in the fertile garden of nature now
new form;as it grasps out ,clinging at the air shrieking,wiggling,stretching as it
presence known to its new world very audibly and triumphantly.
As time spirals quickly foward trials,victories,failures and successes beats upon his
like an African drummer in a low melodic monotonous tune signifying the right of
from boy-hood to man-hood. " Bum-ba-ba Bum, Bum-ba-ba-bum, Bum-ba-ba-bum it
ever so louder as it progresses through life's journey.
Steps always moving foward,bound by its audious beat he goes.........but wait......an
unforeseen circumstance or bump in the road causes him to stumble and lose his
He frantically tries to recover, maintains his course and the rythum of life's beat one
Then one day as he is basking in the sunlight of the day,enjoying the fruits of his
works ,he is
summoned by his maker to cease from laboring and making merry to take his eternal
Thus he brings the mourners about the streets,wailing,wearing dark gloomy garments.
Faces of anguish and disbelief fills pews as they pour out their souls in despair as
who is without hope as he lies motionless berfore them.
He appears comfortable and at peace facing upward like one who has settled in for
upon his bed. He is asked many questions but gives no reply...many gestures are
towards him, he gives no response.close shouting is made near his head but he pays
mind........for he does not have to answer now, because his time for questioning has