Life choices

Life choices

A Poem by Joseph Cooper

Existential musings on life


One may live life locked inside a cage

Waiting for love to open his doors

Or to escape on the wings of a sage

And with him to the heavens soar.


One may walk bravely into fire

And decidedly be burnt

Spurning the masses ire

And with his scars, a lesson learnt.


As the sun slowly dies

And darkness feels soon

The blackest of skies

Comes shining a bright moon.

© 2013 Joseph Cooper

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Added on November 26, 2013
Last Updated on November 26, 2013


Joseph Cooper
Joseph Cooper


I am a strange person, both in love with his emotions, and furious at them. I feel that sadness is the well from which all writers draw inspiration, and that trying to draw from any other well just co.. more..