Life rhymes with Death

A map of stars

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Stars must be there for a reason
They’ve guided us to many strange lands
Earth may change every season
Yet one can always count on starry hands.

To lead the way, to shine a path
Fate named stars messengers of her will
Threw them into the sky’s bath
And ordered them to shine and stay still.

Still, just like points on a map
Bright as lighthouses in the celestial sea
Surround creation like a wrap
And as such endless surprises guarantee.

To these stars I wish to travel
So I’ll build…

Strange, uncanny and full of love

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Today’s a celebration of love. Of course, I give it my best to celebrate love and life every day.

I choose to love my life, to love my fate and to embrace them fully.

Today is Valentine’s day. Today I choose to celebrate, not by buying expensive gifts but by creating a piece of poetry straight from my heart. A poem that shortly tells of the beginning and the future of my relationship/engagement.

All of us must have felt blue at some point in our lives. Sadness is so beautiful, and can be quite addictive. To celebrate today, I speak…

Life rhymes with Death

Simpler times

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The only way to get out of here
Is to allow myself to stop being
To stop being smaller than my fear
And in it’s presence to stop fleeing.

Back and forth, recurring waves
Sea that drowns, sea that bleeds
Flowers that bloom on empty graves
And bittersweet aroma that misleads.

Waves led me away from simpler times
Coloured flowers stole my every breath
Yet I bravely wish to write in fitting rhymes
What comes with Life and goes with Death.

Life invites you, Death welcomes you.

Evans Kyritsis

A hopeless romantic poet, a seeker and a creator of beauty. Follow my artistic journey, and let’s share our creations.

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