Spiritual Poetry posted January 13, 2018

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A free verse poem Living the dream

To Cherish or To Perish

by smileycloud

Lest we be slaves to the grave

Dead is not always dead
Open the door to the phenomenon of life
Start living the dream
Cherish the thought
Following the One and only
To eternal life

Or not
Though lost

The body putrid in the ground
The decaying brain like silt through a sift
The soul rotting in the mire
Perish the thought
Buried in the tomblike grave
Done and dusted
Without a hope to our name

Or not
Perhaps fortified

A home full of love
A mind streaming happiness
A heart oozing compassion
Seeking the ever after
Living the afterlife
Nourish the thought
A seat at the right hand of the Father
Prepared for us by the Son of God



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