Us.

Found this poem in my old creative writing journal, titled “Us”

(GRRR the spacing is retarded. I tried to insert an empty space between the stanzas but IT NEVER WORKED. Try to ignore the dots. Sigh.)

We are born dead

And resurrected by love

Drowned in a sea of darkness

given breath by a mother’s cry

.

We are nothing

In silence we learn

The sound of speed

Engulfs our hearts

With unspoken words

.

With a kiss our lips are sealed

The taste of memories

fading on the tip of our tongues

.

In the growing absence of light

The sun, an orange disc

Plunges into the night

Its explosion turns into

The eyes of the universe

And we die living

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One comment

  1. Lin Wang · April 21, 2010

    You are scatying me with your new “obsession” with death…

    Powerful poem though!

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