Monday, March 5, 2012

To Live for Oneself Alone

"To live for oneself alone is to die."  
Thomas Merton, Seasons of Celebration 

Stars line up
and testify 
against me;

a raspy chorus of
rises to decry my
bitter tears as
human lies.

I despair
in the empty
wind, as trees
whisper rumors 
of my lonely end.

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