Reasons to Live

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
I went through a number of years where I suffered from suicidal depression. Afterwards, I wrote this poem to remind me that no matter how hard life gets, there are always things worth living for.

Submitted: August 01, 2020

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Imagine what you would not see

If you chose to die:

The sun setting as God paints

The gold and scarlet sky.

 

Think of what you could not hear

If from life you flee:

Songbirds singing hymns of praise

From an emerald tree.

 

Remember what you cannot do

If your life you stop:

Watching Stars light up the sky

From a calm hilltop.

 

Reflect on what you could not feel

If you cease to be:

Sand and waves upon your feet

By the sapphiral sea.

 

Ponder where you will not go

If living you find vile:

White cliffs of Dover, Rome and Spain,

Stonehenge, the Emerald Isle.

 

Consider what you won't receive

If life you grow sick of:

Affection, friendship, honoring,

And greatest of all, Love.


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