The Cost of Spent Life

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans
John Lennon

Monoku: numbers don’t add up

ten thousand grains of rice, still the jar is empty

Epitaph: under the phallic tombstone

Here lies Michael Dickson
Mostly just known as Mick
But I knew his father better
So I called him a son of a dick

Couplet: choice makes the difference

In life, choice defines a way of livin’
In death, there is no quarter given

Get busy living or get busy dying

Stephen King

Shadorma: overcome costs

To enjoy
Ordinary life
Is no life
But to fight
Only able to survive
surrenders to fate

Each person's destiny is thought of as a thread spun, measured, and cut by the three Fates, Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos.

Aquarian: inner demons

within observe
pandemonium reigns
in Hell

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough

Mae West

Tricubes: Wishing well

Wish your well
No, not wish
Pray you well

Though that’s wrong
I don’t pray
Hope you well

I’ve no hope
So it’s just
Well, well, well

soledad: the one true path

Scaling scores of sacred sources
Seeking seeds sown to separate
Centuries spent so split courses

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Random Thoughts in Micropoetry Form

26 thoughts on “The Cost of Spent Life

  1. “Get busy living or get busy dying”

    One of all time favourite movie quotes there Mouse. πŸ‘πŸ˜

    “Each person’s destiny is thought of as a thread spun, measured, and cut by the three Fates, Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos.”

    I had to look this up. Very intriguing! 😁

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  3. Hey there Mr. Murdoch Mouse ! So you are a John Lennon fan ! We are in the same club. You now have my attention ! (Actually, you already had it! ) John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman.
    I am Marc David Baker. If you have not seen the movie entitled “YESTERDAY” starring Himesh Patel (I think) need to watch it. For most people… it is uplifting. In essence, the movie is true, including the ending.
    John Lennon lives not only in the hearts and souls of millions of people like us, but he also lives in our hearts and OUR WORLD ! But don’t tell anybody ! Mumm is the word !
    Always your friend Mr. Mouse !
    Marc David

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    1. Hey Marc!
      There are people who aren’t Lennon fans?!?
      I’ve seen the movie a few times, love it! Right up there with across the universe.
      Thanks for the message Marc!


      1. I suspected that we were brothers ? NOW CONFIRMED ! No, there are NO people that are NOT Lennon fans, There are only people that are not Lennon fans YET !!! There is a awakening brewing on our planet. I predict that we are sailing towards the time of enlightenment …when we all will become the FAMILY OF HUMANITY ! Namaste my brother ! Hare Krishna, Hare Rama ! You are a good soul !
        Sending you good thoughts and wishes to you and all your family and friends and followers !
        Always your friend Mr. Murdoch ! Religions should bind us together, not DIVIDE us !!
        Marc David Baker, Island of Raiatea, French Polynesia, Faaroa Bay google it. ! Want pictures ?
        I live in paradise !

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      2. I have six brothers, why not one more πŸ‘
        Well said. What’s taking these ignorant people so long 🀣
        The global connectivity is certainly helping push that along. I do hope you are right.
        Love, peace and chicken grease, right back at you.
        I looked it up after our first conversation. It truly is a beautiful place!


  4. Some great varied images you weave together in this one! Plenty of different aspects all grouped under such an important message – well said!

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