The Other Life

We all have our reasons for wanting to leave this life, sometimes.  Although, deep down, we know that our troubles are probably not as bad as most people’s…

Image Credit: http://carmensandiegotravel.blogspot.com - 11-year old boy who has been living on the streets since he was 9. Shoppers in the background. Kathmandu, Nepal, 2006 -

Image Credit: http://carmensandiegotravel.blogspot.com
– 11-year old boy who has been living on the streets since he was 9. Shoppers in the background. Kathmandu, Nepal, 2006 –

Something is happening

the ground is softening

here where I lay

the people passing

still are rushing

but getting farther away

there is a feeling

heart is beating

slowly into calmness

something is shining

mind is reeling

so much joy and gladness

angels singing

no more suffering

peace instead of strife

breath is waning

soul is lifting

ready for the other life.

Day 9 of 2013 November PAD challenge.

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12 thoughts on “The Other Life

  1. Those of us who “have” ought to be ashamed that even one child in this world must live so. And pass on with barely a notice that a light was extinguished. They should have had the chance to shine.

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  2. it really bothers me that in this day and age any child has to be on the street. beautiful poem Janice. You’ve inspired me. I’ve been trying to choose a charity to donate 5% of my business proceeds to. It’s so hard to choose. So many can use the help. Your poem…moved me and made the decision for me. Now I’m off to research more charities. Thank you.

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