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Maya Angelou

(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)

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The Lesson


I keep on dying again.
Veins collapse, opening like the
Small fists of sleeping
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  • Ruth Ngungi (11/21/2007 8:19:00 AM)

    I tend to think that anyone who has taken a powerful personal daunting cauese will understand this poem. You feel like giving up, but your life depends on it so much its all you feed on to live....it becomes a cycle, living nad dying, living and dying....the fragility of the human soul over time sometimes makes us want to give up life, but Life itself fights us on..................deep! (Report) Reply

  • Hakan Han (12/29/2005 12:14:00 AM)

    You love to live!
    to love is to kill!

    to live to kill?
    to kill to live!

    Sheeps greed!
    wolves love!

    greed kills love!
    look at that sheep! (Report) Reply

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