Life’s Ruts

The lines carved on our faces

Hid by makeup

And for some a knife

Still cannot hide

What we carry


For we bear the brunt

Of our lives —

Both good and bad

And nothing we do

Will change this.

About sandrabranum

I'm a philosopher, dreamer, poet, writer -- not necessarily in that order -- and I get to write it all down and share it with the world thanks to the Wonderful World Wide Web!
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11 Responses to Life’s Ruts

  1. Here’s hoping that the majority of the lines are from smiling too much.

  2. JL Stratton says:

    What a great poem. very heartfelf and poignant.

  3. Intense, true and well written and I’m also rooting for laugh lines! 🙂 It’s good to see you again!

  4. AP says:

    I love your blog. I have nominated you for The Very Inspiring Blog Award. Please see here for more Love to you!

  5. I love short and honest. You deliver, Sandra!

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