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RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Minutes Of Life


Saving grace for lonely days, sitting at home without
anyone to talk with.
Loneliness saturating spirits with careful assimilation
as clocks while away timeless moments aging before us.
Waiting for signs, omens, sounds of approaching death,
hearing nothing, seeing nothing, yet feelings slowly
overcome beings with a knowing, a sincere thought that
life is growing shorter and can no longer be bought
through prayers or lighting of candles in the coming
days, hours and minutes of a life on it's final breaths
of air.

Submitted: Friday, February 15, 2013
Edited: Friday, January 17, 2014

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