endings

every inhale
leans me closer to my last
yet how I crave it

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8 thoughts on “endings

    • Hi Kathie, thanks for your concern. I’m pretty fine, all things considered—and by all things I mean the widespread corruption, dishonesty, and suffering we all experience on this planet. The poem, as I intend it, is an expression of amazement at the persistence of the life force in the face of all odds. Indeed, we know our individual life will end and yet we profoundly desire to live it anyway, from start to end.

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