The Man

October 4, 2012
By alicorn_25 BRONZE, Jonesborough, Tennessee
alicorn_25 BRONZE, Jonesborough, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
“God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of the players, (ie everybody), to being involved in an obscure and complex version of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won't tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.”-Neil Gaiman (Good Omens)

He floats upon the river,
Watching as the calm waters
Rise above and below the muddy riverbank
The hanging branches caress the edges.
As the cool water carries him along he feels the waves rise up inside him
From the place in his heart
That has been untouched for so long.
Above he can hear the gentle song
Of the birds in the treetops,
Like love,
They cannot be seen,
But instead their music can be heard by his weary heart.
He reaches a hand in,
And strokes the silky water.
Enjoying the sweet coolness that
Wraps around his outstretched fingers.
The sun shines in blotches overhead,
Letting the gold and emerald splotch
Together in the hazy evening sunlight.
All he can think is, “This is alright. This is an okay way to die.”
He carefully withdraws his hand from
The water’s embrace, and sits back
With his eyes only halfway open.

The author's comments:
This comes from my heart, like all of my writing. Enjoy...

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