Godfrey Morris

Gold Star - 6,227 Points (August 1,1982 / Kingston, Jamaica)

Life - Poem by Godfrey Morris

Life is precious

A gem on the sands of shores.

Though often treated as if it matters little.

Life is the beauty of the world.

As a rose, it blooms in season.

Hides in it the souls of all reasons.

Life is the sun it comes and then goes

Each life adds something new

Good or bad is what we make of it.

Life is worth living.

Sometimes worth dying for-

but never in life you throw away.

Each life must be treasured its very natural end.

copyright © 2012

Comments about Life by Godfrey Morris

  • (11/5/2016 8:21:00 PM)

    Godfrey, thank you for this fine composition, portraying the true essence of life. Very insightful. This is one of my favorite subjects, partially because it‘s such a mystery- though we thing ourselves well acquainted with this such phenomenon. Again thank you.

    PS: In reference to my poem ‘A Sad Comedian, ’ thanks for your kind comments. I’ve just learned that it was recently featured as Poem of the Day.
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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/6/2016 9:49:00 PM)

    A pleasant but powerful perspective on life and living. Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Albert Ahearn (5/23/2015 12:33:00 AM)

    A very good poem. It compliments you. (Report) Reply

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (5/20/2015 4:48:00 AM)

    Profound with a lot of truth and wisdom. A very remarkable write. (Report) Reply

  • Uma Ram (3/23/2015 1:29:00 PM)

    Beautiful sir, very inspiring... (Report) Reply

  • Laurie Abc (8/16/2012 7:44:00 PM)

    Very inspirational, adds a clear picture in ones mind.

    Short and sweet to the point
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  • Heather Wilson (5/17/2012 1:59:00 AM)

    So well said, life never to be regained, wasted or used to the best of our ability, a wonderful poem and thought here. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (5/16/2012 5:51:00 PM)

    A great poem, sentiments beautifully expressed. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • (5/11/2012 2:19:00 PM)

    i enjoy the simplicity of this... and simplicity is not a bad thing at all. life is the beauty of the world very true and if there is no life there is no world of meaning... so to speak. (Report) Reply

  • (5/11/2012 1:43:00 PM)

    Sometimes worth dying for...........its absolutely true, here i remember we are not immortal.... nice one, outstanding dude....... (Report) Reply

  • (5/10/2012 12:24:00 PM)

    Beautifully penned. Give new perspectives on the greatest gift ever given to man. Perfect imagery too. I enjoyed. 10 (Report) Reply

  • Enoch John (5/10/2012 10:38:00 AM)

    Hi Godfrey,
    Very good imagery utilised in poem.I like the rhythm of the poem
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  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (5/9/2012 11:55:00 PM)

    Life is worth living for.
    Sometimes worth dying for-
    nice composition
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  • Clarence Prince (5/9/2012 10:46:00 AM)

    I'm no expert when it comes to critique, but I think you've done a lovely job here, Godfrey! Blessings! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, June 29, 2012

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