John Clare

Northamptonshire / England
John Clare
Northamptonshire / England
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What Is Life?

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And what is Life? An hour-glass on the run,
A mist retreating from the morning sun,
A busy, bustling, still-repeated dream.
Its length? A minute's pause, a moment's thought.
And Happiness? A bubble on the stream,
That in the act of seizing shrinks to nought.

And what is Hope? The puffing gale of morn,
That of its charms divests the dewy lawn,
And robs each flow'ret of its gem -and dies;
A cobweb, hiding disappointment's thorn,
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COMMENTS
Amatullah ali asghar 25 August 2018
Well written poem
1 1 Reply
Asandile 23 April 2018
Good poem
3 1 Reply
JERRY WELLS 02 March 2018
THIS IS A OUTSTANDING POEM ABOUT THREE PARTS OF LIFE
5 2 Reply
Jerry Wells 28 January 2018
IF YOU IS NOT HAPPY IT IS BY YOUR OWN DOING NO-ONE ELSE
5 5 Reply
chicken nugget 02 March 2018
please be grammatically correct next time, thank you
0 1 Reply
Jerry Wells 28 January 2018
LIFE IS HAPPINESS IN EVERY WAY THAT IS TO BE HAPPY
4 3 Reply
Abhimanyu Kumar.s 28 November 2017
Life is obviously a question filled by what is going to come and filled with mysterious moments
4 2 Reply

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