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  25.     

Death, Inevitable Death

Death, inevitable Death.
So now You come to show Your world,
Hence the blackened cloak – unfurled.
And peering down upon my form
– Bereft of pity – Your eyes of storm.

Death, inexorable Death.
‘When? ’ The only question out of Thee.
My dream retorts 'But ne’er for me! ’
But now awake, I bid you so –
My giving tears cry ‘Where to go? ’

Death, adamant Death.
You cast Your spell and guide me 'way,
For life and I have had our day.
And what of me? I prey You, tell!
Be glorious in Heaven or gnarled in Hell?

Death, ineluctable Death.
Oh wiry ghoul, I'm here to follow –
I leave my body grey and shallow.
‘Come! ’ You bid in thund’ring tones,
‘Beg farewell to shattered bones.’



Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009




































































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Mark R Slaughter

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  26.     

What Is Death

death is love,
death is peace,
death is all the non-violent things around you,
death will hunt,
death will kill,
death is a fallin' angel,
death is what you will receive,
death is all around you,
death is love,
death is peace,
death is the killing angel of peace,
death will take every last soul,
death will vanish the day we leave,
you can run but you can from death,
he will find you no matter where you go,
death hunt by fear,
death is love,
death is peace,
death is all round.
 
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  27.     

Death

Death is death is death:
Inevitability intertwines and
Writhes in dance with Death –
He always had an open door
For Certainty.

No need, you see, for any key
To turn a lock for Death:
Once you glide across the
Marble threshold,
Death pervades –
A deep and dying comfort
Settles in.

In death presides
A quintessential purity,
Coupled with immortal honour.
So welcome Death in death.

Irrevocable magnetism:
You, the molten alloy,
Drawn along in tapered silence.
Avast! a hovering ghoul: 'tis Death.
Relax however –
Here you'll have your eminence.
Sundered forms, affrighted minds
And mutilated souls
Will never more exist.

So let in death your salutations roar!
Go! meet the waiting reaper –
Hereinafter e'er the Keeper –
Now you have eternal rest
To be the anti-amaranth:
In death you'll be forever!

After all, you have no choice,
No other option;
Nor a route for your escape.
Your home is He and His
In death – you and He as one
In death – the two of you shall come
In death, together.

Death is death is death.
And life? You make a tapestry
Of history, a record without mystery
That plays until the bitter end
When you eventually face, my friend
Your death!

And He'll be there
To take your living heart of life:
A second, and you're gone!
You see? that all there is for us to be
Is death with Death in death.

Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009




















































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  28.     

The Body

Through oddly tinted glasses, I scan the grey of death -
Stone cold, bone old:
In awe I hold an artefact of life inside the eye!

The skin, a world it bore
Regaling eyes with lands it saw -
Perhaps it aired his vanity of mind -
Man's affliction -
Self-attraction; narcissistic psyches
Doomed to flailing near the end,
Drowning in the tortured seas of egos
Taking in the harsh reality -
Insidious up 'till now - that
Youth is but delusion.

The girls, a score upon the board of kudos -
A sort of aromatic ethos borne of ‘roids
Writhing in a world of incidental sex
Where monomaniacal minds had lost the plot -
With hands evolved for groping,
Lips evolved for soaking in secreted juices
Err they die and rot
Without a proper tale of life to tell.

Dear friend, were we to ever trust our goals?
No? And now you know the reason why you died -
Like all, you'd been denied.

Now over to you, the curious:
You'll also fray through mechanisms best forgot:
So watch your living -
There's no forgiving after death,
The turning point when you'll have had your lot!



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