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Gulping in air
sucking at the surface.
Waiting- always waiting
for it to come each day.
Round and round, this circular life.
Always going, always
coming back to here.
No one notices the tears.
Everyday the same- the only option
a marble slab.
I may as well stay.


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Not the poem which we have read, but that to which we return, with the greatest pleasure, possesses the power and claims the name of essential poetry.


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The following comments are for "This Life"
by Huni

Very Tasteful
Huni; I liked this alot...A very "Tasteful" Poem.

Merry Christmas and Be Blessed,
{{{Jeannie}}}

( Posted by: JEANNIE45 [Member] On: December 25, 2004 )

Trapped and resigned
Rather than Life, this sounds like clinical depression. Sad in a wearying kind of way. Nicely crafted though. -Philo

( Posted by: Philo [Member] On: December 26, 2004 )

"This Life"
Moving piece... Ultimately, resignation...Take care of you. Happy New Year....

( Posted by: Bobby7L [Member] On: December 28, 2004 )

Rogan, Jennie, Philo, Boby, chpt1.
Thanks everyone for coming by. This was an excise in metaphor. I love metaphor and use it in my day job all the time. I was observing something and tried to write it in metaphor and this dark piece come out. I'm so sunny and positive - it always surprises me. Panache Rogan, high praise from you and gratefully accepted. thanks, huni.

( Posted by: huni [Member] On: December 28, 2004 )





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