By chococat_122

The way I see you

Through bright young


Withered like

A dying rose,

Dwindling away to


I walk through life

Acutely aware

Of how time ticks on

Around me,

Always another second closer

To you.

Always another second closer

To death.

With young eyes

I see you decay

Into nothing

Waiting only

It seems

For death.

How is it you’re so full of life

When you’re so close to death?

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Copyright 2012 chococat_122
Published on Thursday, April 12, 2012.     Filed under: "Poetry"

Author's Note:

written for "generation gap"
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  • dwells On Sunday, April 29, 2012, dwells (4513)By person wrote:

    I think the last two lines ask and then answer the same question, well done.

  • A former member wrote: nice piece very good on the word play...welcome to dp

  • RubyXero On Friday, April 13, 2012, RubyXero (491)By person wrote:

    interesting piece. nice ending

  • Devilish On Thursday, April 12, 2012, Devilish (2745)By person wrote:

    Nice! I like your style.. Hello there i'm not sure if ive welcomed you or not never the less hello and welcome.. i cant recall seeing you around at all if you havent roamed and read then do so and feel the fire of so many flavors here.. if you eva need anything i'm a click away... Scholar

  • chococat_122 On Sunday, April 15, 2012, chococat_122 (8)By person wrote:

    I made this account years ago, but I haven't been living anywhere with access to internet until recently. So now I'm back :)

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