Euthanasia [Thursday Poet’s rally week 35]

A relief from pain,

An escape from suffering,

An end to life,

A way to peace,

A desire so irresistible,

A path the law does not heed,

For those in agony,

This is what on daily they feed,

It’s euthanasia!-  they feel they need.

 

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40 thoughts on “Euthanasia [Thursday Poet’s rally week 35]

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  3. Wow.. awesome words.. 🙂
    do read my entry http://iambeingme.wordpress.com/2010/12/11/she-believes-in/

  4. For those in agony this is the final choice. Sobering poem that touches the heart.

  5. Interesting, we both chose controversial issues this week. Strong words. Well done.

  6. A.B. Thomas

    A fantastic write!

  7. Jingle

    love the flow,
    crispy and cool message…
    Thanks for the lovely contribution…

    Happy Rally!

  8. Scent of my heart

    No one should be in agony, agree with you! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Oh my God- some strong words here.. very well crafted Harshika!!
    We just need to tap the other side of our soul- that ends all the agony and pain.. I have, it’s worked for me!

    Love My Dear xox

  10. Well said my friend …
    It’s only Euthanasia, which all of us need
    Strong words reflects the level n imagination of ur poetry
    Here’s my poetry
    http://ashbeezone.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/love-is/
    !! Happy Rally !!

  11. I like it.

  12. Very touching and very personal for me. Good words.

    http://timkeen40.wordpress.com

  13. I agree. You stated it well.

  14. Enjoyed reading this poem…well said…thank you for sharing.

    • @meremortal : thank u so much much 🙂
      @tum : i understand 🙂 glad i could speak ur feelings 🙂
      @ash : Thank u so much 🙂 happy rally to u too 🙂
      @heath : can’t wait to read urs.. 😉 thanks 🙂

  15. Difficult issue. As a hospice nurse, I’m a proponent of symptom management rather than euthanasia, but no one should be allowed to experience intractable pain. We have a lot of ways to manage it now.

    my rally: http://liv2write2day.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/duality/

  16. Very well explained..
    Euthanasia is definitely they feel they need…
    I love your poem 🙂

  17. Nice one keep it up 🙂

  18. Euthanasia is the last thing I would do 🙂 No just kidding, am all for it and liked this poem very much 🙂

  19. I have a friend who just went through the legal work allowing her father to die. He was suffering so much, and by helping him to die, she gave him the greatest gift. This is beautiful.

  20. Totally agree.
    Simply amazing

  21. An interesting subject for a poem. I worked in the healthcare industry for 30 years always believing that euthanasia was valid. I am no longer so sure. Thanks for this thought provoking poem.

    Thanks for visiting me, too. pat

  22. oh sweet release

  23. orange

    Loved it… especially loved the way you got to the heart of an ‘issue’ and weaved the emotions into this poem..

  24. Glory

    This made me cry. It’s so sad when a life needs to end to stop the pain where life began.

  25. Thank you for sharing this. It is intense.

  26. Serious topic. Well put together!

  27. This is such a sensitive topic to write about. Being a medical student, I am very much pro-life, but sometimes it is necessary to end a life to end sufferings. I liked the way you wrote this. I am nominating you for this week’s rally. 🙂

  28. Simple and so true.

  29. very controversial, yet important subject. thanks for touching on it with such talent.

  30. A good discussion of a sticky issue (for some).

    • @CLOASKEDMONK : I agree 🙂
      @shaun : my pleasure 🙂
      @debi : thanks 🙂
      @carl : my pleasure 🙂
      @orange : thanks so much 🙂
      @papo : thanks 🙂
      @pat : keep thinking 🙂 it needs importance
      @shea : thanks 🙂
      @L : im glad it helped yet sad his life had to end like this
      @ina and hindawy : thanks so much 🙂

  31. In a word, BRILLIANT! Short, but had so much feeling to it. Loved it!

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