Undertaste

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I wake with hands on keys
dripping words from my face.
I know nothing, just this quiver
of a cell in a momentary breeze.

Bombs break the silence.
Screams fill the air as
bodies carpet the land.
Radio waves tear holes in space.

I sip the morning, this undertaste
of death that binds to every joy
like the hint of bitterness in
the flesh of a peach.

nmr

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Dear Naga'ji

Welcome and thank you for sharing.

silent lotus

" May your voice be loving enough to silence your own fears." ..... silent lotus
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Wisdom

This short post captures so much! It explains the "undertaste of death that binds to every joy" by evoking it. Now we have a frame within which we can extend our compassion to those we perceive as being ignorant or apathetic. Maybe they just don't like peaches crammed down their throats!

Editor, propeace.net

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