Poem about death

Poetry On Odyssey: Sonnet One, If You Only Had Today

Would you try to pray or even be good?


The inspiration behind this poem is redemption. The poem is based on a line I heard back in high school. The line goes something like this: remember, oh remember death. I also drew inspiration from the second coming of Christ. If Christ were to come back right now, would I be ready? Or would I have many regrets that I had yet to repent of? The basic meaning of the poem, is that if you were to die tomorrow, would Heaven be your destination? The intention of the poem, is to get each and every one of us to look at our lives and ask ourselves, am I living a life that will lead me to Heaven?

Sonnet One, If You Only Had Today

If you only had today, would be different?

Would you try to pray or even be good?

Perhaps you would even be more patient.

Maybe you would only act as you should.

Would you use your time to be as you could?

Remember, oh remember your piety.

Duty comes first, please do as you should.

Please, oh please don't flee.

Don't flee, please behave for me.

Will you do a virtuous deed?

Perhaps get on your knees?

Do something well for it is decreed.

You have only today, so save your breath.

Time flies, so please, remember death.

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2. "Think it over, think it under." 

3. "Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day." 

4. "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day." 

5. "It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"

6.  "Think, think, think." 

7. "The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually." 

8. "Could be worse. Not sure how, but it could be." 

9. "To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks." 

10. "Home is the comfiest place to be." 

11. "So perhaps the best thing to do is to stop writing introductions, and get on with the book." 

12. "I must go forward to where I have never been instead of backwards where I have." 

13. "One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries." 

14. "Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved." 

15. "It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine." 

16. "Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known."

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