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Where Will My Ashes Lie? MAG

October 24, 2015
By Lysander PLATINUM, Bangalore, Other
Lysander PLATINUM, Bangalore, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I slay.


maybe, in the future
or maybe tomorrow
my body shall be cold
oh but my Soul shall be warmer than ever
and, maybe, i’ll watch you all
carry the boy who was me to the pyre
the flames will lick the body i once owned
where will my ashes lie?
maybe i will nourish the plants that spring forth from the mud
maybe they will bear flowers
maybe my body’s ashes will strengthen you once they are mixed with the soil i once walked on.
maybe those ashes will be blown across the world
to be trampled on foreign land
and my earthly desire will be fulfilled …
but why is my mind so troubled by this question:
where will my ashes lie?
won’t the little spark in me join
with the Greater Light above?
and then why will such a futile question
bother me at all?
doesn’t Death reduce such questions
to ashes just like my body is destined to be?



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on May. 8 2016 at 11:13 am
Lysander PLATINUM, Bangalore, Other
40 articles 0 photos 87 comments

Favorite Quote:
I slay.

thank u ...... that means a lot...........

on Mar. 26 2016 at 6:23 pm
Pyrophoric PLATINUM, Ankeny, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"Do I dare disturb the universe?" -T.S. Eliot

Wow... makes me wish comments didn't have to be ten characters, so I could just leave it at that.