precious

Life

healthy, strong

moving, growing, thriving

loud, beloved, withdrawn, quiet

slipping, falling, fading

weak, slow

Death


A diamante poem, diamond shape list exploring opposites written to specific form. Today I will admit my father to hospice care.

8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jewishyoungprofessional
    Apr 10, 2021 @ 19:51:51

    Beautifully written, but I am so sorry about your father.

    Reply

  2. Doug Goodman
    Apr 08, 2021 @ 17:14:49

    Sorry about your father…

    Reply

  3. David C Brown
    Apr 08, 2021 @ 09:07:52

    Trust all goes as well as possible with your father.
    I was reminded of George Herbert’s “Easter Wing”, moving in the opposite directions: as the Christian’s experience is.
    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44361/easter-wings

    Reply

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