The World Is Turning Upside Down

I thought I heard clocks resetting

Turning time back by the hands

Turning it to a long time ago

I thought I heard it start and stop

Start and stop

But I could not have been more wrong

Because the world is turning upside down

And I fail to understand

How no one else is hurt

Because only my feet are off the ground

As the world turns upside down

The clocks weren’t resetting

Time is garbled, going mad.

Because the world is turning upside down

Why don’t the others understand?


 

Reality is unkind. We face it, over and over, and it jolts us awake, making us realize how fickle and futile life and our attempts to live it are. Sometimes it’s death that sets us thinking about life. Death – another face of reality, the coldest one.
There was more I wanted to write on this subject. I’m deeply saddened today. But I cannot find the words. Not the right ones. I’ll leave you with this.

“When my time comes, forget the wrong that I’ve done
Help me leave behind some reasons to be missed
And don’t resent me, and when you’re feeling empty
Keep me in your memory, leave out all the rest.”

You will be in our memory, and you will be missed.

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3 thoughts on “The World Is Turning Upside Down

  1. pythoroshan July 21, 2017 / 8:28 AM

    That was beautiful. Painful at some level but beautiful. The Linkin Park suicide, isn’t it?

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  2. sanchwrites July 21, 2017 / 10:07 AM

    Goosebumps…I’m feeling you Sreesha. Heartbroken today.

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  3. Vijayalakshmi Harish July 21, 2017 / 1:42 PM

    Heartbreakingly beautiful!

    Like

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