If All Humanity/Will One Day Die

If everyone we care about
If all we love
If all humanity
Will one day
Certainly die
Then why are we not in grief
And personal sorrow now?

Why doesn't humanity mourn
Its own almost certain extinction?

Why doesn't humanity mourn
Deeply for itself?

Why isn't everyone else so
Frequently sad
Thinking of the end
As I am?

by Shalom Freedman

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If every person will care about love and peace for this world with respect to humanity, then this world will be transformed into heaven. This is an excel; lent poem shared really...10