Reflections on the last Day

I know that, one day, a doctor, who probably

I do not currently know,

will bend over me to attest to my death.

It will be one of the many tasks he will have that day.

He will be examining a corpse, but will be never able to attest,

even imagine, the thousand and one days I happily lived                                                

with the lovers I conquered, the devoted and faithful friends

who gave me their smiles and countless hugs, all of this born                                        

from pure, naïve and strong a human camaraderie;

will not know either the sobs of anguish and desperate voice

of certain days, or the tears I had to shed along some paths I walked;

will also never know the brightness of the days I was able to celebrate,

although it took a while, the victory over the enemies I had to face; 

will not think that there will be a God and Creator waiting for me,

analyzing and weighing the sentence that must be enacted,

as well what will be the new world to which I will be sent.  

This poem and all others at this blog, authored by Edilson Afonso Ferreira ©

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