• dragonfly1023
  • is thinking, once the tip is gone... it's pointless.

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draw from within... and rise 


I hang from life’s thin strands now

at end’s dark abyss

and weave more onto this frail web

for living I shall miss.

entice the intrusion,

relinquish all thought,

succumb to the incidence

invoking has wrought.

awake from life’s coma

in rapture by yield,

and rise from the casket

self-cast and self-sealed.

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jferclark commented on Rise


Awesome... so many interpretations to this poem... my take is the way we seal ourselves up trying to escape pressures of life.

ginga commented on Rise


dragonfly, What a truly wondrous and thought-provoking poem.The direct acceptance og the creature's demise gives he reader the message to accept the end. I love the candid way you deliver this. ginga

wheelsal commented on Rise


Do I laugh or cry at this? Some do seal their casket but some wanna live forever. This is great. Sally

TheInspiration commented on Rise


wat i gathr from this great poem is... "live life 2 da fullest cuz u dn't no whn ur deathdate is cumn... stay away from da casket, as far away as u can, while u can... wonderful...

gogant commented on Rise


I like it, I like it. There is always life and each of us cannot live without it.

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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