Life Begins

Source of Inspiration

baby-in-daddys-hands

Sperm enters the egg
life begins
yet what is life
the multiplying of cells
exponentially?
When does the baby
in the womb have life?
At what point do we
begin to honor this being
this miracle called “life?”

And when do we have the right
to decide this life is not
worth honoring any more
not “good enough,” different
unlikable, even hated
should be destroyed?

So we ignore it, are unkind,
starve it, hurt and even kill
this life whom we
decide should no longer be.

Who are we to decide
such an enormity?
Serial killers, Hitlers
starving children
old man frozen in a doorway
enemy under a different flag.
Do we ever have the right
to judge or let our indifference
decide who shall live or die?

I had very strong opinions
about this when I was young.
Now I want only God to decide
when and how someone…

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