The Poetry Bar

Life vs. Us

life seeks to…

teach us
we learn

change us
we adapt

end us
we fight

writers seek to…

teach us
with expressions

change us
with wisdom

end us
with truths

somewhere in the middle is reality…

Susi Bocks – writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause. You can find her work at or follow her on Facebook, where she invites you to read her thoughts and get to know her. Bocks’ work has been published in the anthology SMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and in Scarlet Leaf Review, VitaBrevis, Spillwords, Literary Yard, as well as other literary magazines.


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13 replies on “Life vs. Us”

You’re absolutely right! Maybe subconsciously that was also a thought I’ve had. When I look back, many of the things I’ve learned, I’ve passed onto my children in the hopes they don’t make my mistakes. 🙂

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