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The Lesson

Rating: 3.7
I keep on dying again.
Veins collapse, opening like the
Small fists of sleeping
Children.
Memory of old tombs,
Rotting flesh and worms do
Not convince me against
The challenge. The years
And cold defeat live deep in
Lines along my face.
They dull my eyes, yet
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COMMENTS
Suryendu Chaudhury 11 October 2020
A penetrative insightful piece of poetry.
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I keep on dying, Because I love to live Great
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Jaya Agarwal 17 March 2019
I keep on dying, Because I love to live...lovely expression! The best poem.
5 4 Reply
My private name 10 February 2019
I love Maya AngelouQ! !
7 3 Reply
Yoselin 09 February 2019
Hey boy what you doing today
2 9 Reply
samir govind kodre 22 June 2018
Add a comment.
7 7 Reply
Adriana Gruber 04 May 2018
Maya Angelou is a strong woman who cares about the rights of other women.
11 5 Reply
Marshall 18 April 2018
When was the poem itself first published?
3 6 Reply
Ebenezer blessing 16 April 2018
Beautiful piece of poetry. I am inspired.
6 6 Reply
Subhas Chandra Chakra 09 December 2017
The years And cold defeat live deep in Lines along my face. Lovely. Emotions flow in the veins of the poetess so lucid like poetry.
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