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Life. Death. God. Poetry.

Facing Death and Faith

Why I wrote this poem

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I raced to get back home to see mom in her last days. I’m now into the last week of my visit and it’s become a race to see who leaves first — me or mom.

Maybe that sounds morbid, but there’s a pharmacy stockpile in this house and laughter is the best of the lot. Plus, I’d prefer to see her go…

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Will Hull

Will Hull

Yankee, Aussie and freelance (and whatever-inspires-me) writer. Happier. Editor at Counter Arts, Rainbow Salad and Songstories. https://ko-fi.com/willhull