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Lessons in Life

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Below is the poem entitled Lessons in Life which was written by poet Shadow Hamilton. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Lessons in Life

Some of the benefits of life
are to be able to use what we have learnt
stuffed full of knowledge so rife
some of which when we find usage get us burnt

Although most of us will encounter some strife
a few lucky ones choose wisely remaining unburnt
treasuring the wildlife while avoiding the lowlife
once a wife is chosen things have to be relearnt

One night to be awoken to cries of go get the midwife
eight miles I ran as it was dark I did not get sunburnt
I fetched the midwife who bent my ear with her strife
said by now I should be wise and why had I not learnt

Safely home the wails grew in pitch and were so rife
I was living in fear that things that should be weren't
and deadly aware of what could go wrong ushering in afterlife
so now my life I have revalued learning all that needs to be relearnt

once again spelling are British English which often differ from American English

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  1. Date: 9/22/2013 12:55:00 PM
    excellently penned piece linda really enjoyed

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 10:44:00 AM
    You are absolutely true I agree cent percent. Certain experience what is got earlier if forgot then that thing is needed to be relearnt again. One thing is sure that we generally forget due to emotions of soft heart. So pain after pain is must to undergo. Beautifully expressed and mastered the expression. Loved always, my friend,bl .

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 5:50:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your work..Creatively crafted..Thanks for stopping by..Your comments are valuable..Sara

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    Date: 9/22/2013 6:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    hi Sara ty for reading and review have a super day Shadow x smile