Mary Jesusa Villegas

What Life Is About - Poem by Mary Jesusa Villegas

I have sailed the oceans

I have walked a thousand miles

I have stepped into the doubt

I still don't know

what Life is about.

I have searched for people

who might have an answer

to my many questions

But they gave me so many

Yet they gave me so little

One day I cried and the tears I wished

would flood my indespicable mind

So I would just drown, vanish

But one day I woke up

And just fell into the silence

and then I laughed and talked with my friends

And then I happily bid my mom goodbye

as I walked out the door

In school, the whole day I'd spend

At night my twin sister would talk about

how her day would end

I had a glimpse of

What Life is about

since then.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012

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