digital decoupage cwmartin

an empty grave
you walk by it
as if
you don’t know
may be
for you
staring pass it
as if
it is a beggar
on the street
like the beggar
is willing
for your

15 thoughts on “welcome…

  1. We ignore the beggar because he reminds us of what we are “supposed” to truly be–giving, expecting nothing in return, charitable…but the beggar is just a reminder, isn’t he? He’s no different than us. Death is as patient as the beggar. But I wonder, will the grave be less disturbing if we allow it to remind us of who we really should be? Love this poem.

  2. ” Death is the destination we all share. It is very likely the best invention of life. It is life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new” Steve Jobs 2005. Thank you for a wonderful poem, I kind of like the idea of my death making way for perhaps another genius in this world. It gives it a more positive outlook.

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