DEATH BY LIFE

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DEATH BY LIFE

What punishment best fits us for all our sins,
Why try to end it all when you stop to think about it,
We have all been sentenced, This life, This torture,
The enduring pain of the eternal death, Or life,
To live a life that is not forgiving in a world,
Where survival is measured, Not in years, But seconds,
Living is dying, Dying is life, Life is never complete,
We die to soon too  understand why?
There is no way out, No way around it,
We live, We die some say to a certain tempo,
Our heart beats, It has rhythm, It has a life,
It beats fast, Slow, Or sometimes,  Not at all,
So here we are, Sentenced to a life, With out parole,
Sentenced to death...By life...............................

PHOENIX       11/20/10   ©


 
 

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Marsink commented on DEATH BY LIFE

01-06-2011

I'll not agree life is torture, though it may be present in most every one. We are born, full of life and growth, marked for deaths inevitable arrival. I agree some people live in terrible circumstances, and for some of these, it is a matter of reaping and sowing, whether by individual choice or collective cultural tradition. I hope to face death in a way that honors God, making an eternal impact for hope. applause building!!

jyothi commented on DEATH BY LIFE

12-28-2010

It's true that when we want to live,we're in the circle of death and death's a true fact of life.

kdarcy commented on DEATH BY LIFE

12-17-2010

I like the full circle effect, we sometimes don't know if it holds us in or we keep banging at the edges trying to get in. An excellent write, find a moment to stop by, thanks, be welland enjoy the Holidays k

dahlusion commented on DEATH BY LIFE

11-30-2010

Yes! Death is life and life is death, and again and not again. Sin is only for those who believe in it—myself, i am a non-believer. This is deep, heavy, and filled with internal wisdom. bravo!!!!!

MrGee commented on DEATH BY LIFE

11-27-2010

Outstanding!! You paint such a great picture in the mind of this reader. I especially was enamoured to the last stanza that reads: "So here we are, Sentenced to death, With out parole,Sentenced to death by life" BRAVO!!!! 10 without reservation.

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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