Moonlit Musing – Cancer

when

when
fate is final
and
faith is fatal

when
the body devours self,
an internal war
a blind eye turns;
better to pray
to a voice in your head
to no one but you
than to trust
a doctor. two.
three.
How many second opinions
equal the silence of
a god?

when
the mind makes
the spirit
paramount
to living,
believing it’s sinning
to save yourself.
You. Will. Die.
for your god
and
for your pride.

Death comes to those in denial.
A willing child
forever waiting for an
absent father.
who doesn’t care
at Best.
who doesn’t exist
at Worst.
maybe those are
reversed.
Indoctrination
becomes a mortal curse.

Death comes for all
but for the faithful
It comes at a run.
Demise in double-time.
what a surprise
that the being that never
said a word
also never
made a move
such a dignified suicide
such a proud devout
man to march to the tomb
when
taking another path
would lead to more road
Instead.
it’s only
when
god is involved
that fate is final
and
faith is fatal.

Jessie Gutierrez

One thought on “Moonlit Musing – Cancer”

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