An ode to your last breath


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An on/off switch

 

Your last sensory memories

 

A nostalgic egg

Cracked

As the slimy yolk hovered on the scorching pan

The auditory pleasing 

Sizzling

Popping-bubble-wrap-like sound 

Or cracking oneself’s knuckles

Sitting by the windowpane

Pitter patter 

On the rooftop from the last night rain

The only view of sunset from afar

The colorful inflation of indigo, orange, and purple

Hot steam fogs up the lens 

Tantalizingly aromatic of freshly brewed coffee

Newly cut wood smell

Caramelized 

Taste buds blossomed 

The luminous dark brown chocolate cascading on layers of spongy cake

Jagged drizzle on the top

You last devoured with ignorance 

 

Abrupt flow of oxygen to the brain

Sliced it open, mesmerized

Deep red fluid

Scooped it out, to feel 

Yet luscious in its liquidity 

Drained to paralysis

Muscle slackened

Within sludgy flesh

Compact in an amputated corpse

Motionless dived into abyss of despair

Strained half-open eyes 

Squinted to see the face of the accused 

A smile of destructive fascination

But unfortunate and classic it was

You were stoned to death from behind

 

What so-called: afterlife

Heard sensational welcoming light draws you towards your loved ones

The stream of consciousness 

Lusciously flows 

But here 

The thought of you still lives on

That all matters.

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Tran Anh · ago
Good
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Mộng Thường · ago
So deep, so romantic ...
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Sundar Karthikeyan · ago
Good Job dude!!
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you sm!
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Quang Giau Huynh · ago
Good
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you!
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Ngoc Nguyen · ago
Good...good
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you!
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nguyen hoa · ago
good
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you!
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Ngan Ha Do · ago
all the best to you!
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you!
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Quỳnh Nguyễn Ngọc · ago
Beautiful words 😍
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you!
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Quyen Dang · ago
Awesome work!
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you!
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Tho Phandam · ago
Great poem! Keep up the good work :) good luck!
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Nha Nguyen · ago
Thank you, I surely will!