the perils of immortality

how i would hate to be cursed with immortality.

i would exist almost outside of time,
watching my friends and everyone i love slowly die.

watching the world change but never being part of it,
forced to observe as the place i knew crumbles.

sure, it'd be interesting to watch events that would become historical,
but it wouldn't be monumental to me.

because if i have to live another 300 years,
what's a catastrophe to me?

Posted in response to the challenge Immortal.

ominouspoet

VT

14 years old

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