Sunday, May 22, 2011

End of the World

They said that the world would end...
But it already had.
They say that each person is a world...
Six million were destroyed
And to each person
The loss of just one
Mother... father... sister... brother...
The unspeakable loss of a son... or daughter...
Is the end of the world,
And it is...
The end of the world
Doesn't have to come in the form
Of fire, and ice
Brimstone and hail
Rather through 'the sharp knife
Of a short life'.
The end of the world
Is determined through the eyes
Of the one viewing the destruction...
Loss...
Or heartbreak...
It doesn't need proclamation on billboards
Or radio stations...
Because in some way
In some form...
We are all experiencing
The end of the world.
Thankfully...
With every end...
There is always a new beginning...

2 comments:

  1. Wow, wow, wow!!
    This is really good.
    So many people feel that the end of THEIR world was coming...and they were able to continue...form a new beginning. This is a great one!!

    ReplyDelete

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