In Being Alive

eric mccarty
2 min readMar 29, 2023
In Being Alive — True Value — Life — Headless Now — Prose Poetry — Moca McCarty Photo

In being alive:

the true value is in being alive, simply so, and the memories made through life are really just a bonus of reflection, having no lasting quality past the moment of their making. Of course we cherish memories as they seem all that’s left of a certain time, or perhaps they act as a scar that reminds us of a traumatic past event. Either way the moment’s gone, it’s fiction now, no more than a thought that haunts our mind in…

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eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student