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We Lived To Die

I have been writing poetry, fiction and short stories for many years and have completed a book of poems. I also enjoy comedy writing.

Living Life

Living Life

We lived our lives to the fullest

We lived to die

We swam with sharks and climbed Mount Everest

We lived to die

We raced along the lonesome road on our bikes

We lived to die

We bungee jumped off the highest bridge flying like a kite

We lived to die

We camped in the amazon forest and explored nature

We ate off the land, no restaurants, no waiter

We stated a fire from flint

We watched the stars dance in the sky while smiling down on us

We embraced nature in its simplicity, no fuss

We swam in the beautiful blue lagoon

As the waters of love enriched our aching soul

We helped to save a few dolphins and birds

We honored life as in the beginning was the word

We slept on rooftops and ran from ghost

We lit bond fire, drank and told jokes

We lived our life like each day was the last

We lived to die

We had a blast.

© 2020 Clive Williams

Comments

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on February 09, 2020:

thank you Lora

Lora Hollings on February 08, 2020:

A wonderful poem to remind us to live life to the fullest, try to be the best that we can be, do much kindness, dance under the stars, and celebrate life with passion! Give your loved ones hugs every day and never stop telling them that you love them! Thanks for sharing.

FlourishAnyway from USA on February 08, 2020:

Loved it

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on February 05, 2020:

Thanks Bushra

Anya Ali from Rabwah, Pakistan on February 05, 2020:

Good poem!

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on February 04, 2020:

One day at a time. live love and laugh.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on February 04, 2020:

Clive,

Your poem is inspiring.

We should all live like we were dying.

Yes, the song is in my head today.

Great write.

Jason Nicolosi from AZ on February 04, 2020:

Cool poem Clive. As soon as we are born we live to die. Life is so short and fragile. So take advantage of it while you have it. Live life to the fullest, and try to enjoy the little thing. Nice work!

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on February 04, 2020:

Living to die is an interesting concept. Nice poem, Clive.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on February 04, 2020:

Hey thanks. I have quite the busy day. I will cancel something and go live to die.

Louise Powles from Norfolk, England on February 04, 2020:

That's a nice poem. Very well written.

Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on February 04, 2020:

Interesting and captivating. We live to die. True.

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on February 04, 2020:

We all live to die so we need to make the most of every day. Good one Clive.