Mortality has come upon me
Making my heart skip a beat
Realizing time has an ending
There’s something I’d like to repeat

To live each moment in the present
Enjoying it, as if it were the last
With the future one second forward
Without measuring things from the past

© 2011 Michael Yost

8 responses to “Mortality

  1. ichael, I have watched you go though a rough period and this poem is reveling some positive insights. Good for you sweetie!


  2. Perfect … Poem and insight. Well done, Michael. Posting to my facebook page and also Into the Bardo. Nice work.


  3. Wonderful, Michael. The sooner we begin to live in the moment, the sooner we’ll find our peace.


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