Stages of Life

* poem I wrote for my ap lit class as an alternative to the actual assignment.  About every stage of life from birth until death: a lot of haiku strung together. *

Stages of Life

Crawl into the light.
Open up your newborn eyes.
Grow into a life.

Experience life.
Learn from your environment.
Grow up over time.

Increase your burden.
New drama surrounds your life.
Grow through your troubles.

Be responsible.
Your life is altered by choice.
Grow through college life.

Live out all your dreams.
Define your life’s real purpose.
Grow through your choices.

Older, settled down.
Reflect on how life has been.
Grow into wisdom.

Retired and relaxed.
Realize your mortality.
Grow into new life.

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