BrooksLooks@ But Did I Really Live?

it took too long
to really see
time rushing
through the sieve
along life’s journey
there went me
but did I really live?

i vow to do much better
in the moments that remain
to live with gratitude
on purpose
while here i remain
still somewhat sane
i’ll suck life’s marrow
so to speak
while my own joints
have less to give
they may grind and creak some
but did i really live?

encourage me to do it all
while i really can
we’ll have a ball
share every gift
forget and forgive
so we don’t wake up
toward the end
and ask the other,

did I really live?

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