What's the Point?

June 1, 2013
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski


Sure,
Maybe it’s as they say
And when I’m gone
I’m gone,
With blackness as my only eternal companion.
And if that’s true,
I suppose I can embrace that,
If I must,
Though really, where’s the choice anyways?
But forgive me for thinking
For daring
To believe
That all the love and joy of today will not be obliterated
Tomorrow.
Forgive me for saying that evil
Has consequences
And the good
Will have their time, where once wolves roamed.
And please,
Forgive me,
For what I’m about to say — I know what you’ll say,
That it’s all fanciful wishing and
Star grabbing,
And that my words are as meaningless as this life.
But I have to say it —
I MUST SAY IT —
That if you’re wrong (and I’m right),
How much more will this life be meaningless,
If you miss the point
Of death?


The author's comments:
I suppose an explanation is needed, for some. This is about believing in life after death, and the dialect between those who believe and those who don't. Open your eyes to how much more this world has to offer--and that maybe death isn't the end.

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HazelGrace said...
on Jun. 10 2013 at 12:34 pm
Hmmm. I like this. I myself am one of those people who say it's all "star-grabbing," but I am impressed in your passionate defense of religion. Great job, as always jade!

SongBird04 said...
on Jun. 9 2013 at 5:55 pm
SongBird04, Littleton, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
You've gotta take the good with the bad, smile when you're sad, love what you got and remember what you had. Always forgive but never forget, learn from your mistakes but never regret. People change and things go wrong but always remember life goes on

This is very interesting and deep! I like it! Nice job :)

on Jun. 8 2013 at 7:24 am
IndigoElisabeth SILVER, Woodbury, New Jersey
5 articles 1 photo 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
John 1:1

I like the last one or two lines, and how, even though it's two people flows with their parts, you know? And I like the line about fanciful wishing and star grabbing. ♥

on Jun. 7 2013 at 4:59 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

lol, so do i, so do i. and good thing heaven is free :) thank you for your feedback!   .............. and yes, people, before you comment....i did mean "dialogue" not "dialect" in my author's comment :P

on Jun. 7 2013 at 4:58 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

thank you so much! you have no idea how much it means to be compared to Paul o.o .......like, wow. 

on Jun. 7 2013 at 2:01 pm
Carpe-Caffeam GOLD, No Where, Florida
10 articles 0 photos 445 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If it weren’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever.” –David Letterman

Your style of writing here reminds me of a happy-go-lucky Edgar Allan Poe AND I LOVE IT. It also slightly reminds me of Paul justifying his belief in the resurrection of Christ in 1 Corinthians 15. I don't exactly know why, but I think of that chapter when I'm reading this poem (and rereading it because it's just that awesome). :D Wonderful job yet again!

on Jun. 7 2013 at 9:47 am
freeperson DIAMOND, Burlington, Vermont
60 articles 0 photos 230 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Have you seen the way he looks at you, the way his expression softens and his eyes are like stars...?" - Ara Weston

I wanna go to heaven.... anyway this is really good! :)


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