Posted in Poetry

I am not your voice

Writer note:

I wrote this when I was told a friend was considering that his suicide would make some point.  He thought we could be his voice after his death to tell his story.  His suicide means he is dead.  Why can he not see that?

o0o

Suicide is not a statement

It is not a semi colon

It is a full stop

The end

Dead

 

Suicide does not make a point

It’s not an exclamation mark

There will be no question mark

Its over, you are dead, hope is dead

 

Don’t ask me to be your voice

That died with you

I won’t represent your life

If you won’t do the same

 

Suicide means you are dead

Full stop, end of discussion

It is not glorious or cowardly

It is simply being dead

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Author:

I was 46 years old when I begun this blog, female and married with a house full of cats (7). My past is littered with the impact of events that happened when I was a teen. Two loves of my life have been nursing and studying. I just completed my Master of Arts: Media Studies endorsement. My blog will be about the things I think about, that might be better served being written rather than squirreled away in my mind festering. It is the meanderings of my mind as I seek to define myself and my world.

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s