Forever Grateful

Focusing on my own life
Or should I cast aside myself for another?
Really, I am not the first to wonder,
Even now, others ask this same question.
Vain thoughts and wishes crowd my mind,
Each demanding attention, one last plea to be listened to.
Reaching a decision, I step away and towards my chosen path.
Bravery and love know no boundaries.
Gone are the worries of this life,
Relief is my last thought, followed quickly by peace.
At the very least, my family is safe and friends as well.
Taken from life early, but also through choice.
Even though there are those who mourn,
Family and friends will forever remember my final moments.
Untold are the stories of many who choose to
Lose their lives for the sake of others.

Written in honor of those who give their lives in the defense of another, whether those saved are close friends and family or complete strangers.

http://theseekersdungeon.com/2014/02/27/dungeon-prompts-season-2-week-9-gratitude/

12 thoughts on “Forever Grateful

  1. Pingback: Dungeon Prompts – Season 2, Week 9: Gratitude | The Seeker's Dungeon

  2. WOW is the word that immediately went through my mind when I read it too. I love that type of poem and the content is SO powerful. Interesting that it wasn’t what you meant to write about when you sat down. I’m so glad this is what came out.

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