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Fleeting Existence

The things we do to pretend life is long.

By Laura LannPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Fleeting Existence
Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash

Don't you know what you're doing?

I'm doing it as well.

Spending our our lives running after

Things that bring joy and fulfilment,

Rather than facing the bitter truth.

Acquiring wealth, children, marriage,

Chasing careers, compassion, and nature,

To forget it all crashes to an end

Into black oblivion or heaven or something.

Ones who have left only know the next chapter.

Now we laugh and sing to thwart away the knowledge that it ends.

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About the Creator

Laura Lann

I am an author from deep East Texas with a passion for horror and fantasy, often heavily mixed together. In my spare time, when I am not writing, I draw and paint landscape and fantasy pieces. I now reside in Alaska where adventures await.

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