All Too Human

“Despair is the price one pays for self-awareness. Look deeply into life, and you’ll always find despair.” ― Irvin D. Yalom

Screen shot 2017-07-02 at 3.22.05 PM 2

Darkness and light,
death and life,
despair and hope,
sharing the same ground
we all walk,
breathing the same air
without which all is dead.
Can the soul survive?
The pale stars,
the waning moon,
the sweltering sun
burning all in its sight.
Can the trees protect us
from our own demise?
Are we human to one another
or are we all too human
to truly love?
To cherish
before we perish
one blade of grass at a time…
This entry was posted in Reflections and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s