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GRATEFUL DEAD

Into oblivion every soul drifts, Unaware of the world beyond. Friends and foes forgotten... Wealth and poverty left behind. All facades of real substance. Living it all,some say But only one life all have. Sow and reap others say We all indebted to life. Search for knowledge and wisdom ceases.... True wisdom lies with those gone beyond, These are the grateful dead who knows vanity uopn vanity they say begets vanity. Beauty for ashes,one loses all;for a time we exist,in another we exit For the grateful were us.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 9/2/2017 6:01:00 PM
good to see you around churning wonderful poetry again, ifeanyl... and this is no exception!.. huggs
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Date: 9/2/2017 1:19:00 PM
It seems you left us before I found you, but you must still be reading because my last poem got a message from you. I am glad you enjoyed it and thanks for telling me. I will read you poetry. Love, Joyce
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Date: 9/2/2017 1:07:00 PM
- Let your ink flow :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/2/2017 11:57:00 AM
I came to see your last post here. It was three years ago!! Praying for your full recovery, and that you can have success in the future. I had commented on this one back in June 2014! You have amassed great wisdom from your own life experiences by now!
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Date: 3/6/2016 2:14:00 PM
I miss reading your poems... Ifeanyi Bob, this is a great and deep read.... Love Linda
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Date: 1/7/2016 7:12:00 PM
awesome write
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Date: 11/2/2015 2:51:00 AM
What a fabulous write friend. The flow of your excellent write depicted imagery that brought your write to life within this reader's sense. This is indeed a brilliant write, it so much beautiful and excellent.....stay blessed...........A.M.
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Date: 7/1/2014 9:35:00 AM
Hi my dear friend Ify Bob! This is such a brilliant write about the reality of death. This reminds me of a lyric & poem (which inspired it)about a dying person which I wrote a month ago. This is a great write my dear friend. Thank u so much for sharing! More blessings! Sending u hugs! love lots, Leonora
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Date: 6/29/2014 4:41:00 PM
A momentary madness and then bliss - Death... Enjoyed Ifeanyi. Verlena
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Date: 6/20/2014 3:15:00 PM
death is our momentum... it summarized all our deeds.. it concluded what we are... very well done ,folk!!! ... you awe me by this awesome piece..!!! Hoorayyy!! :) *kindly do some edits there's a bit typographic error... above all.. IT'S GREAT!!!
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Date: 6/18/2014 11:47:00 PM
I love the title you gave this, I was thinking it might be on that group from the 60's but instead, I got to see a very nice didactic poem that is filled with wisdom. So glad to see you back here after all this time!!
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