A Plastic Cup Vision

Digesting information

that was hard to hear

the man looked around

with an intense loneliness to bear


to a shorter life

the disease was taking over

causing him strife

A chance reflection

caused him to look up

as if a miracle had happened

a vision through a plastic cup

Balloons in the sky

floating freely

no pain or loneliness

life looked easy

His spirit soared

realizing this was not the end

in a brief time

he would be with friends

A group of balloons

gathered closer together

colorful and beautiful

light as a feather

The old man smiled

knew when his days were done

love and family would be there

forever they would run

copyright 2021 Debbie Pierce





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