the life examined Posted by chris on September 10, 2011 Posted in: Haiku, Laughs. Tagged: butterfly, free verse, image, life poems, meadows, photograph, poem, poems, silly, socrates. Leave a comment formaldehyde and samples shall be forgotten. meadows we now play. the life examined is a life of interplaying nothing is distilled. “The unexamined life is not worth living” -Socrates.