Martin

MARTIN

“There’s always death to look forward to
And there are no pockets in a shroud”

He is now doddering on through his 80s
And still has vital things to teach me

If I am fortunate enough to catch him here
While he breezes by in his egocentric fog

Words like pride, honour, respect and love
Are never ones he felt himself worthy of

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About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on January 3, 2016, in Poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. This is open and heartfelt. I hear respect and admiration in these words.

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