Poetry: End Times

You spoke, and I awoke,
yet I fear
the time is near
when the dark depressing truth
of humanity
will take root on its tail
and then devour itself to
end it all
forever. Maybe
that’s our difference.

You claim
god so wants it,
I say let’s ask
him
or her
or it
whatever.


Look both ways.
Because you were alive yesterday does not prove you will be tomorrow.
Mind the gaps in thought and deed.

5 thoughts on “Poetry: End Times

  1. It is so easy to claim it “is what it is” and “as it should be” and “as God wills it”
    I’m with your narrator… hows about we ask him/her/it? 🙂
    Well done, sir!

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