A Life of Sunshine
I’ve written rhyming verses and sonnets by the score;
I’ve written a hundred lyrics and inside me there are more,
But nothing that I’ve written has ever merited me fame,
And yet I keep on writing with a passion just the same.
Last night in my dreams dead poets came to visit me;
They gathered all around to discuss my poetry.
They said, “You’ll never be a poet – you haven’t lived enough pain;
Your life is full of sunshine; you haven’t drowned in sorrow’s rain”.
I woke up feeling empty, having to face a harsh reality;
The passion harbored inside is only passionate to me.
Then I finally realized that I am a lucky man,
I would rather have lived a life of sunshine than be a poet who’s broken.
Copyright © Joe Flach | Year Posted 2016
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