Neville

In the End

In the End

 

No matter our differences

It does not concern

We all have death in common

 

 

Comments16

  • dusk arising

    Grrr at arithmetic in poetry.

    Let us be thankful that our deaths are to be individual happenings and not as the result advancing before machine gun fire or in the wrong kind of communal shower.

    There but for the grace......

    • Neville



      .......................... Yes indeed and let's all hope so DA .. thank you for visiting early .. I am struggling to get any sleep these days .... well you know what I mean, dont'cha :)
      Cheers, Neville

      • dusk arising

        It's a struggle to keep normal hours for me in these lockdown days. I'm either falling asleep in a chair or climbing out of bed fed up with insomnia.

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      • dusk arising

      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        ANGELA HERE - Good Morning Neville - Always up *Bright & Early* on a Saturday - No work til Monday ! Your SUPAHAIKU is very true - especially in these pandemical days. There is *A Time to be BORN & A Time to DIE* WE have no choice over the former - BUT - WE do - by our lifestyle influence the latter. Im 32 (An Essex Girl) so statistically Im only one-third through my Life ! And there is much I still want to do & places I want to go ! However should DEATH come today - Im ready & I have NO REGRETS - AMEN.

        Love - Peace & Joy - to YOU & YOURS
        Angela & Brian & Smokey Cat ! ! !

        • Neville


          Thank you most kindly for visiting this little scribble of mine Angela it is much appreciated .. and of course, you are always welcome .. Go carefully, stay well and I am sure you shall eventually get to visit all those places you dream of ..

          All good things to You & yours,
          ... Neville

        • Goldfinch60

          We do have death in common but not yet.

          Andy

          • Neville



            ................................................ I aint gonna argue with you Andy

          • orchidee

            As one said - St Augustine I think - 'Give me patience, Lord - but not yet!' Doh!
            Another thing held in common by mankind - They don't like my singing! Awww. lol.

            • Neville



              The dojo where I used to teach was in a St' Augustine's Church Hall .. now where was I .. oh' yes, thank you Orchidee......................

            • Fay Slimm.

              There is no escape from this bit of truth. as your three liner powerfully pinpoints dear friend so a mantra like " try to love every moment" makes good sense to an incurable romantic like me - - - wishing you stress-free house moving..........x.

              • Neville



                .....How bloomin insightful and kind of you dear Fay..............................Many thank you's on their way .... x

              • L. B. Mek

                Indeed!
                if all fails: we of existence are aligned by the unfailing truth of our involuntary birth and the sobering reality of our unavoidable death...

                • Neville



                  ..................................................... thank you kindly my friend .. well said and writ

                • Christina8

                  I like this little tidbit....Some people are so afraid of death I often wonder, whats the greatest cause of death nowadays? Life! I've shared that with them with a puzzled look.....C

                  • Neville


                    I have never been afraid of death.. my own that is ... I worry more about those I love and hold dear ... thank you for checking in my friend ..

                    • Christina8

                      I feel much the same...

                    • orchidee

                      If it was a less serious theme - all ya gotta be afraid of is my guinea pigs. They are very fierce - probably.
                      'How do you know a guinea pig is well?' Answer: 'It is eating!' (always nearly!).

                      • Neville



                        ............. I know from previous correspondence that you are something of an authority on guinea pigs .. did you ever manage to replace the one that is presumably now still grazing in the great hutch in the sky...........................

                        • orchidee

                          Yes aww. We tend to replace them when they pass away. They don't like living alone, but need a companion.

                        • RDS

                          Pithy.
                          Only that spectre at the end of the road is given immortal existence.
                          J

                          • Neville



                            .......................... how extraordinarily true & truly my friend ..
                            ... Neville

                          • PoeticBiscuit

                            Yet if we spend too much time thinking of the end, do we ever truly allow our life to begin?

                            -PB

                            • Neville



                              .............................................balance is the key.......... I would personally advocate moderation in most things ...anything that borders on a preoccupation is likely to impact on ones individual health balance ensemble and throw everything off kilter .... but hey, what do I know ............ Cheers PB n truly ..

                              Neville

                            • Fay Slimm.

                              Back for a second read of your 757 on shared truth of humanity's common endings Nev. which has revealed even deeper the need for struggling humanity to grasp awareness and feel more oneness -- - it inspired me to post a piece yesterday on nature's lessons with its continual changes from dark to light every day - - maybe death brings the same chance of renewal for humans to enjoy living in other dimensions. Your words certainly compel an on-going ponder..........x

                              • Neville



                                .................................................... Bless ya Fay.. that'll do nicely n twicely too :)

                              • Suresh

                                ..as do we have birth,
                                which is sure to follow,
                                so let's celebrate life.......

                                • Neville



                                  Absolutely ....................... thanks my friend much appreciated .. Hope you are both safe and well

                                  Neville

                                • Romantic Bloom

                                  Amen! Blessings to you and yours!
                                  May you journey many more miles

                                  • Neville



                                    .......................I certainly hope you are write but blessings genuinely reciprocated regardless RB ................... x

                                  • Maxine Smith

                                    Wow!! Profound. Powerful.

                                    I have been working in the hospital for my nursing placement.

                                    This week I had to give the last offices to a gentleman that passed.

                                    Your words struck hard, no matter what happens in life, we all end up in the same place.

                                    Really well penned!!

                                    • Neville


                                      Thank you kindly for the visit Maxine ... and welcome to the world of caring ... I am sure you do a fine job my friend ... I remember the first time I ever assisted in the same procedure ... respect .. N

                                    • Robert Haigh

                                      Indeed we do all have death in common. No-one has managed to escape her clutches so far! Still, we can enjoy the journey called life until we get there!

                                      • Neville



                                        absolutely .. its the near life experiences I find hard to beat .. unlike an egg, which is relatively easy ... many thanks sir .. you got me smiling big, so you have ....



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