I read this poem many years ago. I do not recall the source. The punctuation is mine, so the original might be different.
This could be the shortest poem ever. If not, the words are the shortest about such a complicated subject: the wonder of life in six words. By, in fact, life is so banal, and the end lacks grandeur. No more words are needed to capture our time on earth.
Fantastic. Genius. If only I were so clever...
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.