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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:45 pm 

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I died
on that day
next to her
as she lay dying

the gift of life
slipping away
from more than one

I left me
by the bedside

deathbed for two

from one
to the next



in the cycle

only one remains
but not the same

beside the berth
sorrowfully slumped

the dead
next to the dying

there is life
slipping away
from only one

the unmending

sitting with life
repose for death


a twofold parting

is the living dead

after all
the death

I had life
I wasn't alive

Watching your life, is like watching a hummingbird, you will inevitably blink and miss what is happening.

PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:12 pm 
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this is really deep. Thank you for sharing.

D. Ogyen

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