Poems

You Just Never Know

By Margaret Bailey
 
Life seems jolly,
everything seems fine,
Yet, Mr. Death could be
waiting outside,
Every feeling of joy that
has been postponed,
should be urgent and
claimed as your own,
You just never know,
if death lurks around the corner,
If there will be another day after
tomorrow,
Every craving, or new belongings
your saving for the perfect time,
Should be enjoyed NOW,
Because tomorrow might be your last
mile,
No one really knows when that last hour will strike,
So seize the happy moments and live your life
purposefully and willfully,
Because you just never know……

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Stan Evan Smith

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