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Baskets and caskets

Every year we look forward to next
Speak of the Devil, December is here
But it has not a spark of decency
Taking many lives, at the final lap
You may not truly comprehend
Or understand the gravity
And the large vacuum it does create
Until it snatches someone close to you.

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Onyeche Vincent Onyekachukwu

3 Comments

  1. Vivian Zems says:

    So true! I hold my breath every year at this time… thinking “ is my turn?… will it be my loved one?”. Well said!

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