existence

Oh, appreciate from where you have come

A remarkable journey of life

There were times you were sure you’d die

And times that you wished you would

Moments when you stood tall

Seconds ticked away

Without notice

You’re still here

Breathing

Deep

And

Ready

For even

More adventures

Grabbing for the ring

Every carousel ride

Staying up to wish on stars

Sharing what you have with others

Wearing your best clothes for no reason

Other than you are celebrating life

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben

21 responses to “existence

  1. You really are on a roll with wonderful poems at the moment, Annette.

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  2. Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    Poetic words of wisdom from, Annette 👍

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  3. Thank you for another wonderful poem, Annette! So motivating and life-affirming. Yes, someone has given us this life, so that we can also live it for ourselves, and we should be happy whatever happens. 🙂 Have a beautiful Friday! Michael xx

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  4. Existence is the only truth we can prove…… great work of yours deserves every applause really appreciating 🙏

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  5. Lovely, Annette!

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  6. You are good at that!

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