Summer Lotus


By Rosalind Ho (

Don’t live in Someone’s world

We were meant to be

alone and free

Live life with few regrets

In the end, everyone forgets

The troubles, difficulty, and strife

They meant to make us feel alive

They make us strong, steady, and sane

Everyday events would wax and wane

They could…





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What do you do

When your mind is free

But the spirit struggles

To move forward

Try to do something meaningful

Before the day is over

Not necessary anything lofty

But a task well done

Or learn a thing or two

You feel a day wiser

For the world is…



Jun 27

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You can’t run away from the ravages of time

But one grows accustomed to it

Life may have knocked you about

But time smoothes out its ups and downs

The body may have weakened

But the spirit has strengthened

The demeanor may have slowed

But the being is enlightened




Summer Lotus

Summer Lotus

Interested in life, curious about everything. Challenge seeker, die-hard enthusiast, dental surgeon, ardent Toastmaster. Just trying to get better each day.