The Descent (An Original Poem)

in poem •  3 years ago 

The Descent

IMG_8496e8b8f.jpg

The ribbon has been cut.
Torn from where the soul
is connected to this earth.
A weight now pulls you
towards a great unknown,
devoid of light or dark.

You feel as if you are
falling, a tugging in your
center that pulls you
down. At any moment
you will hit the bottom,
any moment a ceasing of
everything you have ever
known. Not a pain like
the physical sense, but a
pain you only ever feel
once.

The hit comes, but it
wasn't how you thought it
was going to be. It washes
over you, a warm
embrace from the arms of
life, where everything
begins and ends. Then
there is the pain, the
searing, tearing pain of
nonexistence, of void.

In the end there is the
final tug, the single
thread holding you to
reality crumbles to dust
and ash. You would have
screamed if you would have
remember what pain was.
Absence overtakes you,
and you are left hanging
just outside of the world
you knew.

Taste, touch, scent, sight,
noise, a dream forgotten
before you awake. There
is only you, but you are
not even aware of that.
The things you held most
dear are peeled away like
old skin. In the absence of
time, you know not how
long you are suspended
there. You are only aware of
the descent.


IMG_84932f139.pngIMG_849210151.pngIMG_8491cc014.png

Thanks for lovely picture, Pixabay

Thanks for all support, Follow me @mindfreak

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

This post has been ranked within the top 80 most undervalued posts in the second half of Dec 06. We estimate that this post is undervalued by $7.05 as compared to a scenario in which every voter had an equal say.

See the full rankings and details in The Daily Tribune: Dec 06 - Part II. You can also read about some of our methodology, data analysis and technical details in our initial post.

If you are the author and would prefer not to receive these comments, simply reply "Stop" to this comment.

This is deeper than deep and so powerful

Thanks @billykeed :)