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The End

Death, the final equalizer; be it a leaf, human or star their end is inevitable. Can it easily be conceived? will it truly be understood? Do their unique differences: diminutive or gigantic change deaths meaning and concept? Does any of that matter much? Humans perceive death as macabre a horror of loss and decay. leaf and star suffer the same fate yet both lives end naturally without a promised afterlife.

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  1. Date: 10/3/2012 11:42:00 AM
    Three forms. Let us not forget the human form. It is my belief that everything in the vast universes are relative without exceptions within the scheme of all that exists; and when the end comes it is the same for all without any conjured promises.

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 9:48:00 AM
    I would much more prefer the afterlife over a sputtering end! A nice philosophical treatise spun! You did a great job of comparing and contrasting two, natural forms. Enjoyed your poem!