What will be (NaPoWriMo)


It could be a comma
it could be a full stop
or a semi colon perhaps
no one has ever come back with an answer.


Heart stopping
mind numbing
immovable limbs
sweat-less or sweating cold brow.


A flight stopped mid-air
a song ending abruptly
a breath unable to exhale
an element of shock in the preordained.


A beautiful release
irreversible cessation
some tasks incomplete
inevitability embraced without bitterness.


Exhalation of desire
inhalation of acceptance
ready for whatever
surrendering unconditionally to god’s will.

Today’s prompt is based on Faisal Mohyuddin’s poem “Five Answers to the Same Question.” The challenge being to write our own poem that provides five answers to the same question – without ever specifically identifying the question that is being answered.

Also in response to Sadje’s wdys.


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