James McLain

From Tampa Florida And Still Living Near By
James McLain
From Tampa Florida And Still Living Near By
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I Want 'Too Die' A Simple Death

Rating: 4.7
i want too die a simple death;
still i can not but tell..
battle field or hospital...
and when again i look..
so very deep
within your eyes..
it could be that it's just that....
i will only die again...
But even as you labor..
and i labor U.S. as one...
as once we did..
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Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Topic(s) of this poem: green
Soran M. H 22 December 2019
true it is personal, but the expressing way became generalized, it is special poem language created by amazing poet, let we all wonder and melt into this stanzas' world and greeting the poet: ..............................10/10.............. if it were you...held off defiant... while your hands... did other things as well..and.. each one brings me back.. from the edge... each time... too face my fate alone..
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Mahtab Bangalee 23 November 2019
towards the center... and you hold on../// once again I enjoyed to read this beautiful poem
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Richard Wlodarski 14 April 2017
A heart-wrenching poem about the final stage of our journey. Profound. With such vivid imagery. Such very strong emotions. I was clenching my jaw. Wringing my hands. It was difficult to read...in a good way. It held my attention from beginning too end. Thank you for such powerful writing.
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Luo Zhihai 28 January 2017
Joyfully read your poem. A good work!
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Bri Edwards 28 July 2016
once again the title drew me in. but, as i have left two comments already, i SHALL MOVE ON. bri :) let me look at poem #................hmmm? 3264
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A moving mandate about mortality. Nicely done my friend!
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Bri Edwards 21 February 2016
and Again! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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Bri Edwards 19 December 2015
iip, the title drew me in AGAIN! but, seeing as i have already commented on it, i guess i've already READ it also. so i; ll find one i haven't read. bri :)
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Gary H 07 September 2015
Fantastic writing with this one.
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Roseann Shawiak 14 October 2014
Magnificent expression of how death takes hold of a person, your explanation of steps it takes before getting to the end. Realizing that this is not how you want to die, but preferably just lying down and simply let go, a peaceful, uneventful death. I like this line: As you watch what's left of my life, as it runs out between your fingers and rushes towards the center and you hold on and on until that bright light, and finally it dawns. It is a poignant moment before death, a final pause in life. You have outdone yourself with this one! I give it a 10! Love it. Thank you for sharing, making me feel the intensity of this situation, and walking away pondering it all. RoseAnn
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