T.J. Daniels

The Blink Of An Eye - Poem by T.J. Daniels

I pray that I never have to take
that which is not mine to take.

The Breath Of Life
is the most precious
thing there is.

It saddens me
that in the past I have
but I did not know.

Anything there is
can be replaced
but that.

I cannot understand
the mind-set
in which:

The Breath Of Life
has such little value
that it could be taken

with the flick of a finger
in the blink of an eye.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 13, 2011

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