Marie Causey

Rookie (5/3/1959 / Newton Le willows UK)

Death Poem by Marie Causey


Death came silent yet full of noise
Unseen by all in view
Sly like a fox, yet silent like a bird in flight
Its grip took hold tighter than tight.

Is there really no escape from the word DEATH?
Like tree roots it grows stronger killing each breath
Death destroys all families caring for none
Happy one moment here, next life is gone

No thought of sadness for ones left behind
Death has no eyes yet it can see all, it is not blind
No smell no feel no body no touch
I fear you death, I fear you so much

You take away life but take to where
No mercy shown by you, death has no care
You do not bribe you simple take
You have no sleep yet you’re not awake

What is Deaths colour? Black so dark
Or green like the grass growing in the park
What are you death? No start no end
Are you life’s enemy or a tired soul’s friend?

How deep is death how shallow how wide?
You’re like a ghost sat by all that lives side
Dam you death for you have no friends
A never ending circle no beginning no ends

I spit your name out I ban you from thought
For the moment am free, till by you am caught
What are you death I need to know
Silent hush or noise dark with no glow

You come to all that live then life stands still
Leaving a gap nothing can begin to fill
Death a hate you’re very meaning and name
Death you take leaving nothing the same

Submitted: Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, January 04, 2012
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