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Death Ushers Us Away

'Tis a mystery when death will come but come it will, and rue the day that darkly laden hour and it's reckoning. And whether unforeseen, or by degrees in the midst of life, or from ravages of age our souls will thus depart, our bodies decay. A nemesis of the living, death crouches like a prowling black panther, ready to strike and we, yet unaware, are its prey. Death licks its thirsty chops, it plans and plots, to take us without delay. Oh, hear those melancholy notes death plays disrupting the beautiful melodies of life discordant sounds that bring great strife demanding to bring us to an abrupt ending. But, for a brief span in time, we sing our debut song each soul brings music to be heard and played in this grand symphony we call life until the last stanza, when death enters in to usher us to our final destination to a place far away from the living. Written on 5/16/2018

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Date: 11/6/2018 2:35:00 PM
I see congratulations are warranted for this lovely winning top winner! This reads like a lovely sad song dotted by the joys of life. Beautiful Laura! : )
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Laura Leiser
Date: 11/6/2018 2:56:00 PM
Thank you, Connie! I’m so glad you like it :) As I read it now, I am saddened that death ushered my dad away this past July. But I know he is with the Lord in heaven now.
Date: 6/2/2018 8:48:00 PM
Congrats on your top win, Laura. Well done.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 6/2/2018 9:16:00 PM
Thank you, Line! :)
Date: 5/19/2018 10:37:00 PM
Laura congratulations on your win in my contest with this excellent write, well done ~
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/19/2018 10:57:00 PM
Thank you so much for my placement in your contest, Constance! I am so glad you liked it! Hugs from Laura. :)
Date: 5/19/2018 9:53:00 AM
Congratulations on your win with this poem about death. Well done!
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/19/2018 6:18:00 PM
Thank you, Susan. :)
Date: 5/18/2018 2:29:00 PM
Congrats, Laura!
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/19/2018 6:18:00 PM
Thank you, Kim. :)
Date: 5/18/2018 2:16:00 PM
Many congrats on your win Laura:-) hugs Jan xx
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/19/2018 6:17:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. :)
Date: 5/18/2018 12:22:00 PM
- A poem about death represent the emotional ... we have all death in wait   - That's how it's always been, but still difficult - Congratulations on your 1st place in the contest, Laura :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/19/2018 6:17:00 PM
Thank you, Anne-Lise. :)
Date: 5/18/2018 11:45:00 AM
Life is brief and we must live it to the fullest before death ushers us away. Congrats on your win, Laura, very well penned verse. John
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/18/2018 11:59:00 AM
Thank you, John. There is hope, as you know, as a Christian..death will usher me to Jesus and heaven, praise the Lord!
Date: 5/17/2018 11:52:00 AM
may you seize all that is life- giving so that when death comes, you are free... written with much grace, laura!,,huggs
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/17/2018 1:05:00 PM
Thanks, Nette. I appreciate your comments. :)
Date: 5/16/2018 10:51:00 PM
I love the feel of this piece Laura :) I also like the black panther analogy better than say the grim reaper...nice write :) Have a lovely day
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/17/2018 10:13:00 AM
Thank you for commenting, Chris. I’m glad you liked my poem!
Date: 5/16/2018 6:57:00 PM
Love it! Great writing! It seems all fine writers visit this subject. Reminded I am of "The Conquerer Worm," a longtime favorite of mine.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/16/2018 8:09:00 PM
I must read that poem! Thanks for stopping by and commenting, Joe!
Date: 5/16/2018 6:49:00 PM
the older one gets the more real the contemplation of death is...good luck in the contest
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/16/2018 8:08:00 PM
So true, Frederic! Thank you for your commenting :)
Date: 5/16/2018 2:08:00 PM
It's so important to live life to the full, because death will surely come to us all. Good luck in the contest. Tom.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/16/2018 2:55:00 PM
I agree, Tom. Just knowing we will die someday makes life more precious. Thanks for your comments..
Date: 5/16/2018 1:57:00 PM
- Death is part of life - To die is the most natural man doing besides being born, but we rarely talk about death - A great poem, Laura - Luck in the contest - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/16/2018 2:54:00 PM
Thank you for commenting, Anne-Lise. Yes, death is an inevitable part of life, indeed..,
Date: 5/16/2018 12:52:00 PM
Nicely penned Laura. Sadly, there will be no curtain call.
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Laura Leiser
Date: 5/16/2018 1:19:00 PM
Thank you for your comments, Daniel. Yes, death is our inevitable call.