Life well spent

at the end of the day
i want to be exhausted
by the best life can offer me
not the worst it will throw my way
aiming for maximum pleasure
while diligently eliminating
extended frustration

it’s a daily goal
one I will gladly work very hard at achieving

Susi Bocks, writer/author/poet, has self-published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I PauseShe is the Editor of The Short of It which recently produced its first anthology in 2021 – The Sound of BrillianceBocks’ has works published in the anthologies Through The Looking Glass – Reflecting on Madness and Chaos WithinAs The World BurnsSMITTEN: This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women and inVitaBrevisSpillwordsLiterary Yard, and other literary magazines. You can find her work at or follow on Twitter or Facebook.

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2 thoughts on “Life well spent

  1. Happy New Year 🎉🎉 thanks for sharing!!

  2. Thank you, Luna! Happy New Year!

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