Living Dead

Muhammad Khairul
2 min readOct 5, 2023
Photo by Henrik L. on Unsplash

To die is to live again,
While others lived like the dead,
Living life enduring pain,
Resigned and surrendered to fate;

What is living when we felt dread?
When we are absent from ourselves?
Strung to the likes of a marionette,
A guise hollowed abandoned to dwell;



Muhammad Khairul

✍🏼Writer, 📚 poet, 🎨 artist, ❤️‍🩹 HSP empath, 🧠 mental health advocate, 🎓 student of psychology