Life is worth-less

Life is worth less short poem

Truly, this life is not worth living,
the joy of death is privacy in the casket.
What can mortal life render to the
living other than; short-lived joy
and protracted tumults in it’s basket of despair.
What can out-live a man like the riches
and luxuries of a life so brief as mirth?
Yet in tireless pursuit; deeply entrenched
in avarice,
he trades it’s transience for value.
What can be more deceiving to contend for than
a fair-eyed maiden who in her youth like a flower blossoms,
and in her old age is like a wrinkled face
screwed up in utter want.
All that we ever hope and yearn for,
gratify for only a season.

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Joseph C Ogbonna

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Joseph Ogbonna is a prolific Nigerian poet.Hewas born on the 1st of may 1975 in the Nigerian commercial capital of Lagos.He has published two volumes of poetry and a novel, currently on sale in Amazon, Barnes and noble, authorhouse and other bookshops around the World.Joseph is a lover of classical music and opera, and loves to read the Bible and literary works of metaphysical poets.He resides in Enugu, South-East Nigeria
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