Poem for the Month of July, 2001

"Lease on Life"
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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