Opportunities

Every day we take one step closer to death

All of us are dying, but we are also living

How do we know we are living?

Growing, changing, hurting, loving, wanting. 

Every day we take one step closer to death

All of us wake up, start the day, not knowing which will be the last

How do we not fall apart?

Hoping, leaping, aching, praying

Every day we take one step closer to life

All of us have a chance to learn, adapt, move, change, be

How do we miss these opportunities?

Caught up in our petty lives, ingoring the truth that is in front of us

Every day we take one step closer to life

All of us have to reach out and take the day that is offered

How do we move forward?

Using, practicing, trying, searching

Every day is a new day

All of us have a chance to start fresh

How will you carpe this diem?

By starting, now.

 

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world

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