Haidee Majola


Life: A Repeat Performance - Poem by Haidee Majola

Life is arepeat performance
of the same scenes
by different actors
as others before them
On this stage called life
nothing is new
Everyone gets their turn
by and by
to take centre stage
in some or other drama of life...
Sometimes with excruciating pain
Sometimes with rapturous joy
As life mindlessly continues
to roll forward it propels us
on to the next scene
Thus the end is the beginning
that will end at the start
of the next scene of life



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♕poetess haidee majola
all rights reserved

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Prose Poem


Comments about Life: A Repeat Performance by Haidee Majola

  • Ntsako Manhisa (1/15/2019 8:41:00 AM)


    Thanks for reminding us that we are the starring of our own life
    I'm my own superhero
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    Petals Azureblue (1/15/2019 1:21:00 PM)

    Heyyyyy! ! ! Welcome back
    and thank you for your lovely comments Ntsako! !

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/11/2019 11:07:00 PM)


    Shakespeare's master piece All the world’s a stage is brilliantly presented in a different dimension in this wonderful piece of work! I congratulate you once again! . (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/12/2019 1:22:00 AM)

    Thank you for your kind comments Dr Dillip...
    Much appreciated!

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (1/11/2019 11:03:00 PM)


    I concur to the wonderful comment of Bernard.
    The cycle of life has been cleverly painted on the
    beautiful canvas of.this poem.
    Well composed and conveyed write.
    Congratulations!
    (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/12/2019 1:21:00 AM)

    Thank you, your comments are much appreciated.

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (1/11/2019 10:59:00 PM)


    A very perceptive and powerful write on life.
    Yes, life is a repeat performance yet the
    uniqueness of each and everyone of us
    makes the performance colorful and diverse.
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    Petals Azureblue (1/12/2019 1:18:00 AM)

    You got my meaning so astutely and then some! ! !
    Yes unlike in Shakespeare's lovely creation,
    in here the uniqueness of each of us
    brings in an integral dynamic
    to how each scene plays out
    in these dramas! ! Thank you for your
    Insightful comments.

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (1/11/2019 3:53:00 PM)


    i was just reminded of All the world is a stage........ very nice poem with a philosophy of your own. tony (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 10:03:00 PM)

    Thanks for your time and for your uplifting comments Dr Tony.
    God bless you sir.

  • Savita Tyagi (1/11/2019 3:10:00 PM)


    Many congratulations for this beautiful poem chosen as member poem of the day. Yes life repeats same processes for each one of us. What is most amazing is that it always looks new to the actor. A time comes than that the actor becomes a bystander looking at the vast play ground with amazement. Wondering how quickly the role disappeared! (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 10:12:00 PM)

    Hi there Savita! ! ! Compliments of the New Year hey! ! ! You are so right! When its our turn in a life's drama, we think it has never happened to anyone before until we learn we are not alone....some have, some are, and others will, by and by be in the same situation. You and I are on the same wavelength about that! ! Thanks for your lovely comments. Stay blessed dear poetess...

  • Akhtar Jawad (1/11/2019 2:01:00 PM)


    Congrats! A thoughtful poem.
    Thus the end is the beginning
    that will end at the start
    of the next scene of life....Beautiful lines.
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    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 10:15:00 PM)

    Thank you poet Akhtar for taking the time, and for your lovely comments.
    Much apprecuated.... God bless you!

  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (1/11/2019 11:19:00 AM)


    Dear Haidee, So pleasant and nice to see your poem as the poem of the day.
    So happy that i did not miss it. Heartiest Congratulations for this beautiful poem.
    Truly, life is a big drama and we float in it like actors enacting various scenes.
    A full score, lovely Poetess Petals......10 Stay blessed!
    (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 12:30:00 PM)

    Hi there Geeta. A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR to you and your family! ! ! ! !
    I am honoured by your visit and these beautiful comments your gave! !
    Thank you for understand the gist of my poem so deeply.
    May your life stay rather on the up level than the downside of life! ! ! !
    Stay blessed great poetess! !

  • (1/11/2019 10:12:00 AM)


    An interesting write on the theme of Shakespeare's all the world is our stage? ....well penned Haidee (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 10:51:00 AM)

    : Poet Tom, your comments caused me to go see what Shakespeare said. I note that he is more about the stages of growing up and then down (huh? !) . I can see the similarities, though I was actually referring to the inner dramas with the attendant turmoils and joys. Then at times one reads a poem of pain and heartache or all consuming love, and realises hey I HAVE been in that scene myself! , it's their turn! ! Thank you so much for your enlightening comment! ! ! Stay blessed...

  • Anil Kumar Panda (1/11/2019 9:09:00 AM)


    That is the reality of life. Love and hate, joy and pain, loss and gain, rising ups and coming down are parts of life. A nice poem on the truth of life penned beautifully. Thanks. Congrats on being selected as POD. (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 10:55:00 AM)

    Thank you poet Tiku! ! You astutely got my drift friend.
    And also thanks for your kind words. Stay blessed always! !

  • Sylvia Frances Chan (1/11/2019 6:32:00 AM)


    First of all: Congratulations Being Member Poem Of The Day, Haidee. Hurray! Most beautifully worded, Haidee, and so enchantingly told.Yes, life propels us to the next scene in our daily existence. God's Blessings in Abundance be upon you and your beloved family. Amen. (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 7:31:00 AM)

    Hi there Sylvia! ! !
    My hurray is that you read my poem
    and left such lovely comments dear poetess! ! !
    Thank you so much for the kind regards too.
    God bless you and your loved ones as well...Take care Sylvia! :)

  • Bill Cantrell (1/11/2019 6:25:00 AM)


    Congrats on poem of the day, a lovely take on moments framed in our lives (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 7:33:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot artistic poet Bill! !
    Your comments are much valued...

  • Rajnish Manga (1/11/2019 5:53:00 AM)


    On this stage called life
    the end is the beginning
    of the next scene of life.... //..... Nice poem about life seen from a new perspective. Thanks & Congrats.
    (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 6:21:00 AM)

    Thank you Poet Rajnish for your kindness! !

  • Adrian Flett (1/11/2019 5:49:00 AM)


    A fatalistic view of life's process and progress. (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 6:15:00 AM)

    Thank you for your time.
    Your donnish comments
    are taken into cognisance with appreciation.

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/11/2019 4:11:00 AM)


    Many congratulations for this thought provoking piece of work being chosen as Poem of the Day! (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 5:00:00 AM)

    My gratitude to you abounds poet Dillip! !
    God bless you friend...

  • (1/11/2019 2:25:00 AM)


    A thought provoking and insightful poem. (Report) Reply

    (1/11/2019 4:07:00 AM)

    Hi there Jeanette!
    Thanks so much both for reading my poem
    and for your lovely comments. Stay blessed poetess.

  • Life Song (1/11/2019 2:00:00 AM)


    Each life is uniquely formed and performed. Different stages and actors. An excellent write. (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 4:02:00 AM)

    Hi there Life Song... (What a novel name! Lovit...)
    Thanks for your edifying comments!

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (1/11/2019 1:48:00 AM)


    The cycle of life is perfectly captured
    in this magnificent poem, dear Haidee.
    Congrats for being chosen................10+++++++++
    (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 3:58:00 AM)

    Thank you so much my friend Bernard! !
    I appreciate the stars too hey..

  • Ramesh T A (1/11/2019 1:08:00 AM)


    That is how perpetuation of species is possible in world life! (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 3:55:00 AM)

    Poet Ramesh, I highly appreciate
    your in depth comments...
    All blessings to you!

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/11/2019 12:43:00 AM)


    Congrats for the honours POTD. (Report) Reply

    Petals Azureblue (1/11/2019 3:53:00 AM)

    Hi there Asim,
    I appreciate very much
    that you read my poem again!
    Gratitude and blessings friend! !

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Poem Edited: Monday, January 7, 2019


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