Freestyle Poem

by • September 10, 2011 • Freestyle Poems, Moral Poems, Motivational Poems, Rhyming PoemsComments (17)13668

Freestyle Poem

Freestyle Poem – Moral Poems

Freestyle poem about life. Life is a gift full of gifts.

One of the most tragic things in life is that we forget to enjoy what we have around us because we’re too busy making plans for a ‘brighter’ future [the big house, expensive cars, and our dream career]. Just take a minute and stop right here. When was the very last time you’ve thought about how you’re living today? [You haven’t, have you?]. If we’re always worrying about the future, how can we enjoy the present? Just remember, every day you live only happens once. You can’t take time back, you can’t borrow time and sometimes you can’t choose when it will end. Make the most of it while you can.

Appreciate and love

If we are blessed with eyes
Why do we not see
Are the ears we are given
Not capable of you and me

Why do our fingers just
Touch and not feel
And our minds hold evil
Not memories which are real

We should see a child, a baby
A husband and wife
And appreciate the amazement
Of the miracle of life

We should hear the birds chirp
In the early hours of the day
And listen carefully for their wings
As they flutter away

We should feel the heat on our skin
As the sun rises each morning
Or the breath we’ve been blessed with
As we cover our mouth yawning

We should remember the things people do
And the desires they’ve met
Instead of memorizing their mistakes
And being too stubborn to forget

Life has been taken for granted
And stripped of its beauty
We must appreciate and love
As this is our only duty

© 2011 Marinela Reka

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17 Responses to Freestyle Poem

  1. Hilary says:

    Hi Marinela .. that’s beautiful .. we should do exactly that love and appreciate .. put the negative aside and remember the positive .. all that is blessed with life and it’s peoples .. thanks – Hilary

  2. Lovely poem, Marinela!
    You are so young and so talented.

    Thanks for your nice comment on my blog.

  3. The first eight lines are thought provoking and then you follow on pointing out the little pleasures of life and nature we take for granted everyday. If only we would pay attention. Beautifully written and profound.
    I love your blog 🙂

  4. Mihir says:

    Hi there. Short poem but with meaning. Sometimes we just overlook little nuances of life to wait for something quite unreal to come.

    Good poem!


  5. Pietro says:

    I like this wonderful poem, Marinela. The thought is so true and right, valuable the rhymes too.
    Happy Sunday!

  6. Tigerbrite says:

    I trawl many poems on the net hoping to find something as beautiful as this.

  7. natalie says:

    What a beautiful poem, it really is making me learn to appreciate my boyfriend right now 😛


  8. Leslie White says:

    Beautiful reminders, Marinela!

  9. Well said…often advocating the same message…just not as directly…I greatly enjoyed reading this just as more as Enjoyed re-reading it once more. Your words hold a meaning of life to live. We just need to get all others on the wonderful bandwagon.

  10. Ramesh Sood says:

    Sooooooooo Haaaaaaaappy to be here..Marinela…isn’t this what keep saying..”Let us practice happiness’…what a delightful surprise you had here.. you are doing so well..

    Well, will wait for your visit to my page..

  11. Bardha nga Lezha says:

    Marinela, te pershendes nga Lezha dhe te uroj shume suksese ne jeten tende shkollore dhe profesionale. Te fala te gjitheve.

  12. Paul says:

    Marinela, another great poem..

    We have all been granted the miracle of life and its it should be a lesson to us all to go forth with an appreciation of our own existence and the existence of others.

    Take care.

    Paul @ Poetic Sauce 🙂

  13. Diana says:

    I have a page on facebook The Greateast Things in Life Can’t be Touched.
    I love your poetry and would love to share some on my page…with your permission.

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