For all we know

October 4, 2010
By spot0914 BRONZE, Bolingbrook, Illinois
spot0914 BRONZE, Bolingbrook, Illinois
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Entropy means death
in the real world.
Organization is naught
when breathing and pumping
stops.

What was once a room
with beautiful tubes,
stomachs, and engines
now lies in chaos.
Its brain tries to respirate
but loses form as well.

We went so far down
because we smelled;
now for tradition.
Not everything in our world
is as well fed as us.

Whens end,
nevers begin.

Yet still scared
of the unknown.
No one can give a reason why.

Perhaps,
it is the looming simplicity.

For all we know...

The author's comments:
As much as we see death in our lives, on television and in nature, and for all that we know and study about it, dying is still a mysterious, terrifying thing to any culture. No matter how much a doctor may think they know about the end, some things are still explainable.

When people read this, I don't want them to think I'm morbid. The reaction I want is a deeper onlook of human thought and understanding. Though it is important to be knowledgeable about things, it is even more important to make sense of things like death for ourselves.

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