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Existence

Existence.
The ‘I’ is who I am,
But flesh is all you see.
Does my name define me?
Or my cells, can they confine me?
Can these thoughts, these dreams, this rhyming
Be taken by demise, by death?

Death is no demising, take
This verve, this vim, this striving, none will

Pass away, lay dying,
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Michael Brown 24 February 2007

I wish I could write like this! You truly have a gift keep it up!

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Landrey 13 February 2007

This is soo perfectly true and only in the last line does it become clear exactly what you're saying. This is genius. I love how the first stanza worked out so well visually. -landrey

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