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A Challenge To The Dark

Rating: 2.9
shot in the eye
shot in the brain
shot in the ****
shot like a flower in the dance

amazing how death wins hands down
amazing how much credence is given to idiot forms of life

amazing how laughter has been drowned out
amazing how viciousness is such a constant
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Varsha M 08 March 2021
How the soul does rejoice with the beauty of trees Shafts of sunlight from the foliage making pools of light Heart uplifted walking woodlands, seeing flowers..... beautiful words.
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Clyde King 08 March 2021
Bukowski died awhile ago. His was a life of irony, self inflicted suffering, and a desperate need to write.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 May 2019
" My life not their death My death not their death" Intriguing yet thought provoking poem.
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One of the best poems by Charles Bukowski.......
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A powerful and poignant write. Liked the ultimate stanza. Thought provoking lines.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 15 May 2019
my life not their death my death not their death…touching expression with nice theme. Beautiful poem on Life
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Edward Kofi Louis 15 May 2019
" Like a flower in the dance" ! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Dr Antony Theodore 15 May 2019
I must soon declare my own war on their war I must hold to my last piece of ground I must protect the small space I have made that has allowed me life a very fine poem. tony
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Anil Kumar Panda 15 May 2019
Great poem. Thought provoking about life and death.
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Mahtab Bangalee 15 May 2019
my life not their death my death not their death.../// great and sublime expression
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