Poem for the Month of July, 2001

"Lease on Life"
by
Shahriar Shahriari

 

 

We fear death to the extent that we think it is an abyss
Why would we run from a thing if it's bliss?
Each life is nothing but a sacred temporal lease
In the end we must vacate, to landlord release.

© Shahriar Shahriari,
Vancouver, Canada July 10, 1997
(Link http://www.promotionalguide.com/author/poems/shortpom.htm)

Contributed by Robyn

 
     

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