life is

life is knowing
how to eat an orange
so the soul tastes
the ecstasy

life is commanding
a Steinway grand
with enough nuance
to wake up sleeping

life is the courage
that bonds
with rationality
to conquer

life opens
the eyes to see
the light––
& catches the heart
on fire
with hope

life is the teaching force
that lifts humanity
through the

life is the ride
on the plodding ox
to vanish
the sky