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The seconds of a slice of life
inexorably
slip by, tick away;
watch them sometimes at night
when everyone is asleep,
alone with thoughts and coffee,
cold in a stained cup.

Gettin' old and older, can't stop it,
can see death around the corner
offering no shoulder,
colder comfort;
something bleak grows on this
blackened vine, bitter wine
and fear, patched mother
in decline.

Thoughts appear and
fade,
too fast to grasp,
try to escape nostalgia's
last
gasp;
empty before the clock hits thirty,
godless and amoral, coffin heart
full of apathy and reality,
but nothing and everything left to see,
or just more ennui, maybe.



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The following comments are for "Memento Mori"
by verve

momento
Yikes! Does life really suck?
Good job!

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: August 26, 2009 )





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