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If I should die right now

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If I should die right now

If I should die right now

If I should die right now
I wouldn’t even stir
As death would take me by the hand
And make the mind a blur
All that is and ever was
Is in this moment ‘now’
Oh, what have I to grieve about
The force will live somehow.

When lost within this now
There’s nothing can be wrong
No matter what the circumstance
I’m me, And I belong
To everything and anything
There’s naught to fade away
Though I know not how to speak of this
I know not what to say.

If I should die right now
The mind would fill with fear
But somewhere there’s a truth in me
That makes it all so clear
Immortal is the core of me
I know it always will be
The one that cannot ever fade
I am this one 
I am me.

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  1. Date: 9/22/2013 6:21:00 PM

    Hi peter this is thought provoking,,,it's definitely & honest realization of what we all share as being human. Knowing that in the midst of life, we are in death. Very enjoyable sentimental read. Makes me think deeply at times of the, life cycle.ty4sharing so glad to catch up on your poems. Miss them:0) Cherie:)

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 7:14:00 PM

    I think its natural to wonder what would happen at death...what it would be like, I enjoyed your poem, it made me ponder thoughts of my own :)

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 9/19/2013 3:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Sandra, I love to get people to pondering, that's why I write. Your comments are really appreciated, ...Peter