Samsara

Birthing pains or deathly throws,
It’s hard to tell which one,
The wild-eyed flail and grasping,
Desperation to be done.

The mind cries, “I can’t do this!”
The body’s losing ground,
The little lump of life we made,
Laboring forth or bleeding out?

-a.r.

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Painting: Samsara by Christian Blei

~ by April on February 4, 2015.

2 Responses to “Samsara”

  1. A poem on pregnancy. Wow! That is really insightful and extremely well written. Thanks. Great Write. Keep Writing! 🙂

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