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Meaning of Life…

Life ain’t a mere living,
To wake, to sleep morning evening.
Laden with struggle, sweat and strife.
Tis’ not just to live, but to get a life.

Life to a newborn…
Is a warm embrace on mother’s chest.
Life to a teenager…
Is ‘fit in’ entree into a gang of friends.
Life to an old parent..
Is care and attention from a loving child.
Life to an orphan..
Is a tight hug from a caring arms.
Life to a disabled..
Is self reliant life with honour and dignity.
Life to a labourer..
Is a just wage before the sweat dries.
Life to a beggar ..
Is two square meals each day.
Life to a homeless..
Is a warm sleep in a chilly winter night
Life to a druggie..
Is a syringe load of ‘dose’ gushing through the veins.

Differing in spirit from soul to soul
Unique is the meaning of life in each role.

As pointed by my blogger friend Waltersmith, indeed the:
Life to a druggie…
Is freedom from the compulsive craving for the ‘dose’.

Comments on: "Meaning of Life…" (3)

  1. Hi Ilmanafasih, thanks for the thoughtful poem. It has a lot of compassion running through it.

    I am a recovering addict (sobriety for 9 years now), and I would have to say that in the heart of an addict, “LIFE” is freedom from the addiction.

    But I know what you mean about the enslavement and how it compels an addict.


    • Thanks Walter for the insight. Indeed you are right and my perception is wrong–life for an addict means( in the depth of their hearts) , freedom from the dependence. Thanks a tonne for all ur feedbacks and encouragement.

      And my friend, am very proud of you for your bold decision of giving up on dependence and being brave to have been successful till now and for all times to come. KUDOS! 🙂

      • Thanks ilmanafasih, I really appreciate the sentiment.

        Check out my latest posts, there are a series of posts focusing on the emotional impact of the color blue (most notably “In the Lightness of Being Blue”. I think you will like them.


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