Written in 2003 by Annie Parmeter, this poem sums up her philosophy of life, and she knew only too well with her heart condition, just how precious each day was....
This Precious Life
Every day we shape our world with our words,
Over and over again reassuring ourselves how it is.
Let death be our guide and hear it whisper
'Time is short, let go and see the world as it really is,
a place of true wonder and untold possibilities'.
So without judgement, without preconception,
All senses fully awake,
Let us step carefully and consciously
Into every new moment afresh
As if it were our first and last day
On this earth.
1917: Cliément d'Caen et ses patates (2) - Siette et fîn dé ch't' histouaithe. *The conclusion of this story.* *(Siette et fîn)* - Eh bein sé-m'n'âge! se fit Cliément, eh bein sé-m'n'âge! - Et le v...
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