it’s time

today’s a day
when we remember,
and in that remembering,
we’re put squarely
in touch,
undeniably
in touch,
with our own
mortality.

we know
we’re all gonna’
die,
not a single one of us
is exempt.

Clock2

we know
we’re gonna’ die,
but we do not know
when
or where
or (regardless
of circumstances)
how.

Clockface1

if you’re reading
this,
you’re alive.
you haven’t died,
though your clock
is ticking.

Tree1

so, scoot.
get on out there
and live –
really live,
treating us all
to your very own
gorgeous genius
and genuine glory.

Leaf

and hey,
while you’re at it,
why not stop,
every chance
you get,
and notice,
appreciate,
pay tribute to
somebody else’s
beauty?
they shine,
you shine,
we all shine,
even though
we might never
know why
or who to thank.

6 Comments

  1. Alana

    I love you.

  2. Alana

    I love you.

  3. Angela

    You’re shining, Jeanne.

  4. Anonymous

    This is awesome, and also, it made me realize that I’m glad I don’t know when my time is going to be up. 🙂

  5. Glower4

    This is superb effort the pictures and words made me sigh and think deep

  6. mrsmediocrity

    xoxo

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