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A Spoonfull of Life

How does one measure the quility of life,
Is it measured in cups, spoons, or knives?
Is it measured with tape or measure with sand,
Do you measure by machine or measure by hand?

Do you measure with bowls, or measure with hope,
Do you measure in love or measure in hope?
A ruler, a meter, a gallon, a jug,
A moment, and instant, a laugh or a hug?

Can in fit in a barrel, or in a small band,
And who doth hold the measuring hand?
When life falls down and we all look up,
Who will have gripped our measuring cup?

Who among earth, or heaven sent,
Can best decide how best life's spent?
In never ending happiness, or undying strife,
How does one measure a spoonfull of life?



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CuteAsIce said...
Sept. 30, 2010 at 12:06 pm:
interesting poem...very good
 
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hrf1434This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Sept. 17, 2010 at 5:45 pm:

Nice poem its great

 

 
theMysteryPoet replied...
Sept. 25, 2010 at 7:33 pm :
thank you :)
 
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theMysteryPoet said...
Sept. 14, 2010 at 11:17 pm:
the first line of the second stanza is supposed to say "rope" not "hope, sorry guys
 
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