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And then

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And then

And then, life bid me to love it
Yes, to love it
And to enjoy it
If not to make of it, my aim
My mission
My cause
The reason I do be!

And then, life pulled my cheeks wide
And bid me to shake off the sullen look 
That I always wear
Have you not read
Whispered it to my heart
Have you not read in those books
That nothing about me is to be fretted for?

And then, life pulled my hands towards it
And said,
With a pleading look
Put these into good use
Remember that others of your kind
Are not so awakened
Remember that you have means
To help me!

And then, life pushed me, into nothingness
I fell, eyes closed
Heart booming
And with my whole self engaged in a frenzied fright
But instead of crashing to the floor
I landed gently
And on my feet!
I opened my eyes
And saw, looking at me expectantly
People, drowned in life's misery
People, having no time to dwell on existentialism
People, having to battle to live!

And then, life sent me a gust of wind
A gust which pushed me to these people
And I handed out my arms
And put them into helping them!

And then, I just know
The story shall continue
Someday, I will write of what happened
Someday, when I shall recount of all that I did on Earth
To the powers that wanted me to be!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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