“To Die with Eyes Wide Open”, fine art photo by ADEL GORGY, Long Island, N.Y. Poem by STANLEY H. BARKAN, N.Y.

Link: http://www.adelgorgy.com/
(Copyright Adel Gorgy)

 

 

 

 Link: http://www.thedrunkenboat.com/ccc.html

 

 TO DIE WITH EYES WIDE OPEN  

 

Out of the depths

(inside the pyramids)

eyes piercing

the supernal dark,

the enigma

of existence—

the last place—

captured here

in a face,

a portrait—

a portal into

the endless

mystery

where we have

come from,

where we are

going,

why we are

here.

—STANLEY H. BARKAN

(22 January 2011)

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