life in contrary motion

give me a life lived in
contrary motion
first things last and
last things first

one foot in the grave and
one foot in the cradle
death in life and
life in death

arrow of time, will you
spare this poor creature?
womb to tomb too
stark for me.

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BTW For the non-musical readers of this blog, by way of background, let me explain that “contrary motion” is the term used to describe when two parts in a piece of music move in opposite directions, one ascending, the other descending. The fingerpicked guitar at the beginning of Stairway to Heaven employs contrary motion, for example.

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