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Jun 2018
death had seemed
to be breathing me

moving air in my chest
taking hold of the reins

i'd only said hello
and death had answered back
this way

O i should suppose
this to be shocking

take great offense
in my head cry out
no O no

my lips they'd moved a little
and in my ear i'd felt
death smile

and then i answered
as all i knew

i sang i sang my songs

and as i sang
not yet not yet
but maybe
now


helpful death
sang back to me

as if to say:
O we do
sing so very well

as if to say:
such shall be
our happy ending
LIFE is! Live it! I find it's a powerful reality check and mantra to stay aware of my mortality. Right in the middle of typing this i could croak...so...this would trail off ….          unfinishe
Sam Hawkins
Written by
Sam Hawkins  Cottonwood, AZ
(Cottonwood, AZ)   
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   Delia Darling
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