on death

I am playing hide-and-seek with death.

It’s looking me in the eye, one eyebrow raised.

I need to hold myself steady as my chest shrinks.

Be brave but not through ignorance.

Come into an acknowledging co-habitation.

by zdzislaw beksinski

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