Ballad of a Dying Man

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As time ends here on Earth, an eternal one awaits where time is endless and happiness is infinite.

Submitted: July 11, 2019

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Could this really be the end? I say

 

To myself as I bask in the suns ray. 

 

Fleeting of moments make me choke, 

 

I try to gasp them but am only met with smoke. 

 

The tides have passed and I am but a ripple

 

The life I had lived seems as if but a whisper. 

 

My mind is cloudy and my body is fading, 

 

The passing of time had left me withered and waning. 

 

I close my eyes as my heart beat slows, 

 

The life fleeing from my body like a river it flows. 

 

My lungs ease as I take my last breath, 

 

I’m met by the Omega, the angel of death. 

 

“Your time has come,” he replies with an extended hand, 

 

Mine meets his as we travel to a distant land. 

 

My time may be over on this mound made of rock, 

 

But my life is not over, infinite time on my clock. 

 

I now live forever on a planet made of gold,

 

I fear no evil, restraints or the cold.

 

The happiness I feel now, I never felt before, 

 

I may be a memory to you but I will be here forevermore. 

 

Will I see you again? Only the sands of time will tell,

 

I will miss you my love, take care and farewell.  

 

 


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