A Sure Sign of His Passing


A Sure Sign of His Passing


Though still warm

to the touch

it was abundantly

clear to all

those assembled

that he was

no longer there ..

But not yet

too far away either

as some

of them feared ..

And by all accounts

he could

still draw a crowd ..

But the house

they once shared

on the other hand

though ..

Was already cold

and so

empty and bare ..

A sure sign

of his passing ..

Strange as it may

seem tho,

no one really cared ..





  • Author: Neville (Offline Offline)
  • Published: January 10th, 2023 03:33
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 30
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  • orchidee

    Good write Neville.
    I'm often 'not there' even though I'm alive. Am I alive? Hmm, I was last time I saw myself in the mirror! lol.

    • Neville

      I dunno .. but I do know you really should try to get a life Mr. O 🙂

    • Fay Slimm.

      To have passed and no body cared or grieved must surely be the result of being feared -- -- he was better off the scene methinks mon ami.

      • Neville

        kinda sad tho ........... maybe .. x

      • Goldfinch60

        This happens to some people, they become so unliked that they virtually disappear form the world.


        • Neville

          I have known one or two in my time .. cheers Andy

        • MendedFences27

          A "cold," "empty and bare," home "a sure sign of his passing" - these lines
          indicate to me that he "passed" a long time ago. No longer recognizable as human. A most unfortunate and unhappy person, despised by all who knew him. Makes one wonder why. What destroyed this creature? What events in his life brought him to this miserable end? No sympathy though, we are all tested disproportionately, and some do not survive. - Phil A.

          • Neville

            My word sir, it is so blooming good to have you back here too ......... late tho' it may well be .. I wish you a most contentful & elsewise satisfying 2023

          • L. B. Mek

            reading these delicate words
            as a window to society's callous indecencies
            I couldn't help but be transported
            to when first reading
            the Funeral of the Elder Zosima
            in 'The brothers karamazov'
            (I have nothing more I can add
            to either praise or acutely relate
            how much I enjoyed reading this poem, Hyung
            your poetic subtlety at its, most
            intoxicating Best!)

            • Neville

              I almost missed the words you kindly left here Mek .. bloody glad I didn't brother .. thank you again

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