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To Life With Reality

Updated on June 22, 2020

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To Life

Life is to the living

As death befits the dead.

Each to each, the latter,

Shall be our daily dread.


We try to cheat our doom

We look the other way.

As earth shall shroud

Both sinner and saint

In equal disarray.


Life is to the living

As death befits the dead.

We see their stone-hedge welcome

For stretches of lying sleep,

Miles long and valleys deep.


We pray again our souls to keep.

The dead, they don the silence

As into the earth their shadows sweep.

The secret of their demise

The living shall with mercy keep.

By Jody R. LaGreca

https://jodylagreca.wixsite.com/suspense

© 2014 Jody R LaGreca

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      Jody R LaGreca 

      6 years ago from New York, New York

      Thanks to everyone for their nice comments. I really appreciate the feedback.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      6 years ago from Reno NV

      Well written poem, thank you for sharing. Jamie

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      miss_jkim 

      6 years ago

      Well done. this makes one stop, think, and be thankful for life.

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      Terry Harman 

      6 years ago from Lacey Washington

      Amazing writing with beauty that touches the soul!

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