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Comment 25 of 34, added on May 3rd, 2011 at 10:30 PM.

The poem The Lesson is just that, it is a lesson. We are constantly and
forever dying, both the cycle of lows and hardships as well as the literal
and inevitable progression of life towards its end. But death is as much a
part of life as life is, and we cannot be paralyzed by fear of death so
that we do not live life. To appreciate what it means to live we must
experience, learn from, and go on despite these struggles and mistakes.
Thus we can only live and continue to live if we can accept the reality of

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: The Lesson
Added: Apr 13 2005
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Poem of the Day: May 12 2012

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