A River Flowing East

The Vision of Poets

A river flowing eastTo my readers:
No!
I am not suicidal.
However… the following poem reveals a perfect reflection of my current state of mind.
For reference: Read my journal entry at this location: Vision of Hope33
That information… followed by a similar prognosis for the one I care so much about ……………………………has just been a little too much for the soul……………………………

A River Flowing East

Why wouldn’t one look
For a way to escape
Instead of just
Letting it happen
Slowly –
Painfully –
As if it were ordained
As if fate had long ago determined
That you have no choice but to abide
By its supernatural powers
Surrendering yourself to
The circumstance
That now surrounds you
Why would you not even
Turn your head
To look for a way out
An exit sign
An open window
A river flowing east
Into Eden

Why would you not
At least attempt
To…

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2 thoughts on “A River Flowing East

  1. hugs to you and your friend who wrote so authentically about their journey with this – the reality of it – what modern medicine can do and what it tries to do that somehow, just doesn’t feel like a ‘good answer’ – – kudos to you both

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