Vanessa Hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,643 Points (08/28/62 / Birmingham)

Our Life Purpose - Poem by Vanessa Hughes

People talk about a purpose
A mission for each one on earth
A path that if you choose to walk it
Was pre-determined before your birth

A mission testing your every being
Mostly based on facing fear
And if you opt to walk away
Repeated chances will appear

With every challenge that awaits us
Comes a lesson to help us grow
Walk away or accept your fate
Your higher purpose is there to know

And as I walk a path that's hurt me
And sometimes cut me up inside
I won't back off from what life throws me
I'll hold on tight and enjoy the ride.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Comments about Our Life Purpose by Vanessa Hughes

  • Bri EdwardsBri Edwards (3/17/2019 11:12:00 AM)

    nice 'story' and rhyming. it is life and other things which fear times!

    i fear NOTHING!

    MOMMY! ! ! ! Vanessa hit me! ! !


    " ;)

    to MyPoemList and into April showcase soon, in my list of P H poems. thanks.

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  • Kelly KurtKelly Kurt (8/23/2015 12:13:00 PM)

    Only a wise, experienced human could have written this wonderful piece. (Report)Reply

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  • Jak Black (8/12/2015 2:09:00 AM)

    A lovely poem, Vanessa. Great rhythm, great rhyming. I like the message contained herein, courage and determination to see it through. Well done. (Report)Reply

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  • Valerie DohrenValerie Dohren (1/27/2015 5:23:00 AM)

    Interesting concept - a very well written poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Col Muhamad Khalid KhanCol Muhamad Khalid Khan (12/18/2014 12:29:00 AM)

    I won't back off from what life throws me
    I'll hold on tight and enjoy the ride.
    A beautiful poem on realistic attitude towards life.Well expressed.I really enjoyed it.
    Col Muhammad Khalid Khan

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  • Sina FarajzadehSina Farajzadeh (12/16/2014 12:43:00 AM)

    Hi. Yea so many talk about a purpose. But what's that? Is there any? No one's sure. We just hear such things from movies or superstitious people I guess.
    The mission is being itself. Being - existence... If this path is predetermined then I have no choice and I cannot help change my fate, right?
    Chance? Is not lucky every being on this planet...
    With every challenge we face come a lesson. It is our doom. Being miserable. The lesson teaches us to bear life though it is not satisfactory. Why should I tolerate this life which I was forced to come. I did not choose to be born, and yet I was born. And now I have to bear this misery of BEINNG!
    To tolerate this life one should be flexible. Sometimes you have to back off. It is not optional.
    I din't mean to attack or censure your writing. It is what I generally think about life. I'd be glad to know your ideas about my works. Have a good time..

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 12, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, December 12, 2014

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