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Long Life (Life Is Too Short, But Just Long Enough) - Poem by Tricia Mae Chua

Life is too short to be spent
griping about the past,
things you don't have,
places you haven't seen,
things you haven't done.

Life is too short to be spent
holding grievances against another,
finding fault in your brother,
counting the wrongs done on you.

Life is just long enough
to enjoy the beauty of a sunrise
the smell of wet earth
and the sound of laughter
after a long day's work.

Life is just long enough
to practice compassion and generosity,
to comfort the grieving,
to lend strength to the fainthearted,
and direction to the lost.


Comments about Long Life (Life Is Too Short, But Just Long Enough) by Tricia Mae Chua

  • Freshman - 599 Points Dillian Hansen (8/27/2018 5:35:00 AM)

    Is life the only thing that has direction? Love the poem btw (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 13,852 Points Walterrean Salley (11/21/2016 7:45:00 PM)

    (Long Life (Life Is Too Short, But Just Long Enough) - Poem by Tricia Mae Chua.) A wonderful poem, and so focused. Forget negativity; there is only time for the positive. Good poem. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bethany Murdoch (9/13/2008 3:41:00 AM)

    i love dis poem its like so awsome! ! (Report) Reply

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