Life is how you imagined it

Like chocolate; dark, bittersweet,

Smooth, but also light with

A very distinct and overwhelming


Life is the T.V. show dramas

The tears, the laughter, the persistent

Jazz, all instrumental, because the vocals

Are just an illusion, telling you the music

Is something other than just music,

Pure, simple, real

Life is everything you can handle

And all the things that you need

An extra hand to provide for you

A blanket

Life is all that is green and ripe

And everything that is brown,

Black and purple, putrid and rotting

Life is you with your eyes open,

Willing to accept the false, the death,

The commercialized and the immortal

As Life, because

Life is…