Salman Javid


Nothing Closer To Life Poem by Salman Javid


Nothing closer to life than death,
Nothing a better friend of life than death;
Life and death are no different,
Perhaps they are only the two phases of the truth,
One mortal, the other immortal;
So, if they are no different:
Why the living are afraid of death;
Why the living crave for longevity of life;
The end of which is certain one day,
Like the glow of candle in a dark night;
Unlike the mundane souls, the more blessed ones,
Know thy nothing closer to life than death,
Thy preached of life after death,
Where all mortals would become immortals one day!

Submitted: Friday, October 5, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
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  • Rookie Ewigi Liebe (10/5/2007 2:55:00 PM)

    Above all grace and gifts that God gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
    thanks,
    Mary (Report) Reply

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