Live Life to the Fullest

February 14, 2010
Catch the leaf that falls to the ground,
blink the tears behind your lashes,
laugh at the irony of a flightless bird,
and run your fingers through your hair.

Smell the rose that grows on the bush,
swim in the lake that waters the plants,
slip into a dreamless sleep,
and watch the comet fly in the sky.

Cry for the broken girl,
pop the bubbles that fill the tub,
hold a baby as if it is your own,
and climb a vine of orange flowers.

Live for the rest of eternity,
breathe until your last breath,
let your heart skip a beat in time,
and love everything that fills your soul.

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CassieSherman14 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 9, 2010 at 5:25 pm
Wonderful job! I can totally relate to this poem. Will you please read/rate/comment my poems called Trust in your heart and Flower friendships? Thanks!
salem_rose replied...
May 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm
Thanks! and for the other comment as well lol.
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