A Poem by emipoemi

Life never runs straight-

The rough and gritty snake

Winds a wild and wavy way

Through scenery

With greenery

So seemingly serene,

As shadows sidle with the knack

Of stabbing in the back unseen.

Let not the dark disrupt the day,

Be not afraid to dream!


The days may gleam with hope,

Even during rainy seasons,

But many eyes around the clock

Look down upon the earth for reasons

To shake the mountains, scorch the trees,

Wreak havoc on humanity,

That they would fight

To conquer life,

And weather Nature’s cruelty.

The world is nothing as it seems,

Come Hell or high water,

Find freedom in your dreams!


There’s a rock to one side

With a hard place on the other,

And the walls are always closing in.

Ev’ry day is a wonder

That the sun shines

Without an imminent win

On the horizon;

The kith and kin,

Wearing away at the seams

Of their existence,

Take to gin and tonics,

Craving a better tomorrow.

Fret not about reality,

Enhance it with your dreams!


Life would only be worth living

When we arise to make it so,

And muster all our strength and faith,

And vow to not let go;

With a head to go the distance,

And a heart to be a team,

The road would lead to somewhere-

Anywhere, but somewhere-

And once arrived at somewhere,

We’ll taste the cream of the cream.

Be not a slave to hardships,

Be not afraid to dream!


© 2020 emipoemi

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The choice of words is amazing!!! So good

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed it.
This is amazing. It's powerful and inspiring. A speech in verse. If I were to hear you reciting this, I'd not only listen intently, but I'd request you recite it again and again. Luckily for me I can read it whenever I wish and imagine you are on some grand stage somewhere pouring this into the hearts and souls of many. I loved it. Thank you! 😊

Posted 2 Years Ago


2 Years Ago

There are many things I wish to be able to do right now, and reading my work to the masses is one of.. read more
An accomplished write. These days more than ever, we need to dream. There is hope in dreams and with the wretched misery which prevails in the present we need all the help we can get. Quite a while since I read you. Pleased to come across this gem.


Posted 2 Years Ago


2 Years Ago

Glad you stopped by, and glad you enjoyed. Thanks for reading.
Even if the dreams never come true, (that is the reality)...
It is still good to dream and usually the dreams are much better than that which is real.
I like to live in my dreams. I think I write in my dreams...Life is not worth living unless there is more...
we dream it, we live it. And in the end, we become more.
Your poetry has such dreamy movement...it takes us on a ride we don't want to get off.

Posted 2 Years Ago


2 Years Ago

I try to ensure all my poems flow in a way that makes the reader not want for it to end. Glad you en.. read more
WOW! WOW! WOW! I'm not easily inspired by inspirational writing, but you've got me hooked! This strikes the exact note I need between realism & optimism. Many times inspirational writers skip right to the "rah! rah!" part of the message, but you have to meet people where they are. This is the most comprehensive thing I've seen written that expressed how overwhelmed people are, all over the world, by the relentless obstacles & tragedies. You do an amazing job of expressing how utterly s****y it is, but there's still this bit of a lilt to your expression that makes this not a bit dreary sounding. That's pretty amazing to be able to catch that perfect nuance in how to address such a massive widespread amount of s**t that's happening in the world today. Lots of people are pouring themselves out into words about it, but very few catch the perfect way to balance the devastation with some hope, authentic hope made realistic by your acknowledgment of how bad this feels to many people (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 2 Years Ago


2 Years Ago

I do my best to be a spokesperson for the masses....if only the masses would understand/appreciate w.. read more

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