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A Life

If we only lived for a day, how would you spend it?

By J. R. LowePublished 10 months ago β€’ 1 min read
Top Story - February 2023
A Life
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Afire at dawn, dreams

play tag at noon before dusk

lets stars retrieve us.

nature poetryinspirational

About the Creator

J. R. Lowe

By day, I'm a PhD student, by night.... I'm still a PhD student, but sometimes I procrastinate by writing on Vocal. Based in Brisbane, Australia.

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  • Furkan Ceylan9 months ago


  • Madison Newton9 months ago

    Beautiful, brings back memories.

  • Call Me Les9 months ago

    Congrats Josh!! πŸ’›

  • Lord Farquaad 9 months ago

    such a good poem

  • Makes me think of the classical "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star". Congrats on Top Story.

  • suman mohan10 months ago

    Very nice!

  • Heather Hubler10 months ago

    Such lovely imagery in this one. Really appreciated that last line, it just summed up my childhood. Beautiful work. Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Harmony Kent10 months ago

    So much said in so few words. Powerful and beautiful πŸ’•πŸ™‚

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  • Babs Iverson10 months ago

    Fantastic!!! Loved it!!!πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’•

  • C. H. Richard10 months ago

    love the last line " let the stars retrieve us." Well done! Congratulations on Top Story.

  • PK Colleran10 months ago

    Beautiful use of words and rhythm.

  • JBaz10 months ago

    Congratulations, well done

  • Misha Kelly10 months ago

    Beautiful! Congrats on top story!

  • Loryne Andawey10 months ago

    "...Lets stars retrieve us." What a beautiful string of words. Take my ❀, subscription and go πŸ€—

  • Health4Wealth10 months ago

    Wait what? I thought vocal wad about actually reading content. I have good content

  • Brenton F10 months ago

    Y E S !

  • Isaac Haldeman 10 months ago

    This was fun. I could smell the night air in this one.

  • Melissa Ingoldsby10 months ago

    Gorgeous!! Congratulations πŸŽ‰

  • Cathy holmes10 months ago

    Just gorgeous. Well done and congrats on the top story.

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  • Allie Bickerton10 months ago

    I really quite enjoy all of these visuals. I would have no clue where to even start answering that question. I do find myself getting hung up on the double plural. Other than that, this is super solid work.

  • Paul Stewart10 months ago

    That is awesome! Love the thought behind it and your beautifully-chosen words!

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