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DNR Ė Do Not Resuscitate

the blue eyes that watched me as a child
looking at me now, pleading, helpless
I donít want to die
I know, I donít want you to

listening to the doctor explain
quality of life
systems shutting down
matter of time

what would you do?
blue eyes searching, frightened
if I could change places
i would sign the order

a child should not take hope
from their father
to pronounce death
to seal the eyes that loved you

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