Thursday, April 17, 2014

Condemned or Redeemed? (NaPoMo 17/30)

The Condemnation Redemption

You have already seen your last sunset
The deadline for pardon has passed
With each breath, one fewer remains

Can you suspend your awareness of time's relentless march?
Can you crawl inside a single passing second
And fully inhabit just that tiny slice as if it were all eternity?

Would the knowledge of your impending demise
Fill your soul with dread and despair
Or would you finally--perhaps for the first time--feel truly alive?