DEATHMODE (typical constant thoughts of an old fart)

I wouldn't have the slightest problem

if ever asked 

'what is it that haunts you most?'

 

my answer

which I have carried on the tip of my tongue

ever since the naive youth in me

gave up his silly assumption

of being immortal

 

having waited for such a moment

would be

'I can tell you exactly what it is'

 

it is the draining of time

as if in liquid form

being poured away-

my vessel of existence emptying

unstoppably so

 

and by realising that this diminishing of my days

is gaining momentum

accelerating

brings on the fear of how very close

the transience could be

 

that I could without warning

suddenly arrive on my final day

incredulous that it....

is.......

all.........

OVER!

 

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© Stef Wilde 15/12/2017

 

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Tue 19th Dec 2017 22:00

somebody up there really must love you 220-unbelievable!

for sure Rose who is to say when or where the great leveller will pop up?

thank's Des and all.

P&S xx

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Rose Casserley

Sat 16th Dec 2017 16:38

jeez Stef! don't put me off growing old! 😁 not so much an old fart's daily thoughts either especially as we seem to be nearing the Trump versus North Koreas laughing boy fight!

oo-fucking-er missus!


Rose

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220August

Fri 15th Dec 2017 17:31

Not to many run and break down this door. In my life I have grabbed deaths door handle at least half a dozen times - My parachute didn't open correctly with 25 seconds to fix; been caught on a hook with fish-line rapped around a fallen tree, in zero visibility while scuba diving; almost drowning when I was about 6. Death scares me so much I can't help but to try and fully live.

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