Relative Something

*this* John W. Hays' take on things and experiences


with 4 comments


you don’t need to forget

but you’re welcome to try

like a sneeze sneaking up for a very long time

I am coming

so get ready, or not

there are more stars in the sky

when there are no other lights

have you seen them with your very own eyes

the glorious stories they tell

from before we were born

have burned longer than we’ll all be alive

while we waste precious breath

hissing words we’ll regret

once we reclaim all our senses and pride

who is coming

are they ready, or not

our better angels flying round

every space in between

fill the cracks in our delicate minds

reminds us of something else

we might forget to apply

sending love is better than saying goodbye

there’s only so much time left

gather all of your pets

and paint portraits to remember them by

we are going

so be ready, or not




Written by johnwhays

January 21, 2020 at 7:00 am

4 Responses

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  1. Sent my thanks weeks ago
    For so many things
    I will never forget

    Mike Wilkus

    January 21, 2020 at 9:07 pm

  2. Beautiful. Sending Love.

    George G Walker

    January 21, 2020 at 10:51 am

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