His Life. His Death.

His Life. His Death. short poem

Like the dew of the

morning

brings

And takes away

at dawn

The bliss and the joy

of what was created

at night,

he too,

when he chose

to get

the cords pulled,

did not blink

to think twice

about his creator.

She,

at the end,

merely obliged.

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Teacher. Learner. Seeker. Doer. Thinker. Dreamer. Adventurer. Risk taker. Realist. Passionate. Harmonizer. Rules bender. Chaotically creative. Constructively self destructive. Non conformist. Complicated. Trend setter. Nocturnal. Easily high on sugar. A pragmatic escapist. A brutally honest critic. hard to convince . harder to impress. Good at wearing masks. And tearing others’ masks too. Believer in the fluidity of identity. Neruda, TS Eliot, Plath and Woolf - my inspirations. Shadows. Silences. Subconscious. Perfectionist. Individualistic. Detest regimentation. Second hand books, bubbles, balloons, rain drops dancing on the windshield of a fast moving car, lakesides, seasides and mountains make me happy. So do cupcakes, wine, freebies in expensive hotels, the last page of a good book, handicrafts and the smell of grass. post-it notes define me. cleaning is therapeutic. Mathematically challenged. Milk is my drug.Stagnation petrifies me,so do snakes and spiders. Lost a friend 6 years ago. Stopped writing poetry. I imagine. I’m a survivor.
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Reyvrex Questor Reyes
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Thoughts of life and the hereafter, the euphemisms, good.

Reyvrex Questor Reyes
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Yes, euthanasia is legal in some countries, expressed by law. Anyway there is implied legality in some places where common sense hold that there is no other alternative. However, there is a question of law, if say you aid someone on a terminal medical case to commit suicide. Will it be consented Euthanasia or conspiracy to commit murder? Your poem has spurred thoughts other than its poetic mechanics. Worthy write.

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