Lindsey Merritt

Lindsey Merritt Poems

1. 'The End' 5/26/2012
2. The Nature Of Language 6/27/2012
3. Only An Illusion 6/28/2012
4. The Measure Of A Man 5/26/2012

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  • Sabrina Robinson (6/29/2012 4:01:00 AM)

    This poem is beautiful!

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The Measure Of A Man

Life is short.

It sounds extremely difficult to imagine, but compared to a geological timeline, our few decades here on this earth are mere seconds to the billions of years the universe has seen.

In life, we are candles, burning brightly above all the other snuffed out wicks suffocated by the suppressing hands over them.

If you start out tall then shrink down small, how is the life measured?

By the size?

By the wax running down the sides?

By how burnt the wick is?

All these questions and more are unanswerable.

The real question in ...

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