Poet: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poem: The Paradox
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Dec 16 2012
Comment 4 of 4, added on April 28th, 2013 at 7:45 PM.
Remove my comment since I have a problem with the syntax that I posted. Thank you.
Comment 3 of 4, added on April 23rd, 2013 at 6:15 PM.
The Paradox is about the fleeting valor, honor, and glory encountered on the Civil War battlefield when the enemy has inflicted a mortal blow and death is imminent, and one knows they are on their way to a new and eternal life that is better than this pain and grief ridden earthly life that will be left behind.
Maya from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on May 10th, 2011 at 11:11 PM.
The Paradox focuses on an apparent contradiction that defies normal logic and the either/or choices of dualistic thinking. Paradox—from Zen koans to biblical narratives—is a time-honored way to reach for a form of truth known in spiritual circles as “The Mystery.”
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