Comparing Benchmark And The Journey

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Benchmark The poem ¨Laughing Heart¨ talks about your life, and tries to persuade you to do something meanwhile with it. The second poem ¨The Journey¨ talks about how you shouldn't listen to everyone and how you have the right to make your own choices. Both poems give us their perspective on how we should live life. Through these poems though you can see a deeper meaning, a meaning about making decisions and life. In the first poem they tell us that we should do something constructive with the life we are given and not just waste it away. The writer is very urgent when she tells us that ¨you can't beat death, but you can beat death in life¨. What she means by this is that in life you need to be seizing the opportunities you are given or else
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