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Maya Angelou - The Lesson

I keep on dying again.
Veins collapse, opening like the
Small fists of sleeping
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
I keep on dying,
Because I love to live. 

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: The Lesson
Poem of the Day: May 12 2012

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pron master from Cyprus
Comment 30 of 31, added on November 17th, 2015 at 2:14 PM.

good poem

maryetta from United States
Comment 29 of 31, added on December 21st, 2014 at 12:21 PM.

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