To Love And To Be Loved

To Love And To Be Loved

To love and to be loved is a wish by all
When it happens never forget yourself
To the mute violence and vulgar disparity
When we seek joy in the saddest places
To attempt to complicate the simplicity
When simplicity itself becomes complexity

To respect the strength and power in all
When we never look and forget our self
To get busy living or get too busy dying
When we live each day of life in our places
To dare to live however scared it may be
When we live within our means in tensity

To care or to dare is an option within all
When you care you will also have to dare
To see enough is enough and no more
When you feel detached ending in cages
To be freed only if others feel it as a need
When your life gets tied up without chains.

To be happy and trying to be happy with all
When you feel that it will not possible at all
To be a prey to the ones who dig you for more
When you live a life making too many mistakes
To be alive and when forced to do it to survive
When no ways were seen to be away from pains.

To be a hero and trying to be one standing tall
When your soul perishes in frustrations of life
To win all the desires that you hold in your mind
When you live in adversity and like a rare one
To all who try to belittle and take you as a ride
When we make our own indexes by our ways.

Joyce © 01/10/2016 5:27 PM
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Submitted on October 03, 2016

Modified on March 21, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 1,319
Words 283
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 1, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 1

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