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The Illusion of Living

by Conlan Nielsen 2 months ago in surreal poetry
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By Conlan Nielsen

The Illusion of Living
Photo by Gareth David on Unsplash

What is "life"?

This life we live that some cosmic creation chose to give

Why do our hearts beat? Or is that just an illusion of death being cheat?

Why do our brains think? What makes us take paper and plop on it, drops of ink?

When you search for a purpose, you find the precipice of your "life"

Then your mind untangles the fabrics and spirals you into struggle and strife

In our end, we come to accept

promises kept, promises broke

relations we'd mend, and the last words we spoke

Everything we do, is the Illusion of Living

surreal poetry

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Conlan Nielsen

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