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Dying




Those who shouted defiance at death have died.
I honor them. At least they tried.
Better than those who pretend
that a beginning requires an end.
Life prepares for death by weakening you,
the wounded being easier to subdue.
Dying, dying, dying.
But at least we're trying.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.