doug bentley


What Do I Do?


process is primary
asserted whitehead: *

evolution a certainty
say smart quacks.


but i'm in a bit
of an existential bind

right now for you see
my fate is to die

and the only question is -
what do i do?



* Alfred North Whitehead [1861 - 1947]

Submitted: Friday, December 27, 2013
Edited: Thursday, December 04, 2014

Topic of this poem: existentialism


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Comments about this poem (What Do I Do? by doug bentley )

  • Gold Star - 7,807 Points Kumarmani Mahakul (12/6/2014 2:04:00 AM)

    and the only question is -
    what do i do? - - very nicely envisioned. Many thanks sir. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,456 Points Leah Ayliffe (7/2/2014 10:02:00 AM)

    Fantastic, short and powerful.
    but i'm in a bit
    of an existential bind

    right now for you see
    my fate is to die

    and the only question is -
    what do i do?

    I share similar thoughts and question this often. (Report) Reply

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