The Intrepid Poet
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The Intrepid Poet

A Life — My Life

A Poem

I have been thinking about this life, my life. My only life.

Photo by Sam Mathews on Unsplash

No one tells you
how fast it goes
and that it was
never yours.

The fine print
barely legible.
Disclosing a life
not quite lived.



Poetry has the ability to awaken the deepest parts of our soul. Demanding we look beyond the surface of living. It comes in quietly and discretely leads us to profoundly deeper understandings of our experiences. If only you are willing to listen.

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Niki Madore

Niki Madore

An avid reader, poet, deep thinker, skier, and occasional skydiver. Always encouraging others to begin their journey to live authentically.