Enjoy the beat while it lasts,
I thought to myself as I watched the plunge.
My heart had bid its farewell to the rest of my being
choosing death over this life.
Using what strength I had left, he cut himself out.
my wounded sternum a diving board
the concrete beneath my feet an Olympic sized swimming pool.
stretched his arms out over his head readying diving position.
a little writhing in pain,
but he had endured so much that this final bit was relief