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March 9


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some people are dead
long before they die -

there's just no burial
or cremation,
no funeral
for the spirit
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Quindayo Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
True that.
bitteryetsweet Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
A shame that this is true; some of us merely existed, and never truly lived.
kittypetz Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
i cant fav this enough
christiano2211 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014   Traditional Artist
this is me ! :lol:
Sammur-amat Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014   General Artist
*sigh* :love:
Morticia-Lynne Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Student Writer
Marvelous work as always, I just have a tinge more favor for this one though <3
The wording is just too perfect here.
Saihai Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I like this one in particular, because this might be about the 'grey mass of indistinct people' or a very depressed individual. 
TheMidnightWhisp Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Dear oaklungs,
I've said this before and I'll say it again. 
Your work is beyond amazing. Truly inspiring and if people don't get it or like it that's their problem. I love your style of writing and many others do too. 
:hug: You are a fantastic poet.
fableweaver55 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yes, and they walk around like dead-eyed robots and look at you as if you're crazy for trying to do something different.

Currently reading "The Fifth Mountain" by Paulo Coelho and you poem reminded me of a quote in the book: 

"Souls too, like rivulets and plants, needed a different kind of rain: hope, faith, a reason to live. When this did not come to pass, everything in that soul died, even if the body went on living; and the people could say: 'Here in this body there was once a man.'"
TheThingThatSmiles Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well said.
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