Life is ….

Life is …

Life is an amazing gift to curious souls
full of joy and happiness
about experience, bad and good, that builds your personality

Life is what you make it
a chance to do right all the wrongs of past lives
too short to hold grudges

Life is not what I expected
surprise in every corner, every direction

Life is unpredictable
runs so fast
a winding path
very dependent on geography

Life is this present moment
to be taken one small step at a time
for living in the future not the past

Life is like a coconut – hard on the outside, soft in the middle

Collaborative poem written by Nair, Gill and Carol, Carlisle YMCA, 2nd May 2013. Collaborating on a poem like this is easy and fun. We all took 5 or 6 pieces of paper with “Life is…” written on. We each completed the lines on our pieces of paper. We put all our completed lines onto a table and slid them around into a suitable order. Then the last step was we folded under the “Life is…” part of the paper for some of the lines which we decided would not include the starter words in the final poem.

Why not have a go? Carol.


About Carol Ross

Interested in therapeutic writing.
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