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Death Stalks Me

Death stalks me
I sense his eyes upon me
I hear his footsteps follow
And I feel his cold breath upon my neck

Death stalks me
I will not try to run
I’ll walk this path I’ve always walked
A path now hardened by these weary years

Death stalks me
I will not try to hide
Though the road I travel
Is sheltered by the shadow of my sorrows
And clouded by the tears of my pain
I will not cower there

I will walk calmly and boldly forward
Even though I know
That death stalks me
And someday I will be his

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  1. Date: 1/4/2012 8:23:00 AM
    Congratulations on making it through the 1st round of PoetrySoup International Contest. Wishing you the best in the finals Steven. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/16/2011 6:20:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured this week Steven. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/16/2011 2:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Steven

  1. Date: 11/15/2011 8:11:00 PM
    Congrats on featured poem this week on PS.. a wonderful write to share with luv.. a pleasure to read u always Steven...

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 12:26:00 AM
    And there is NO HIDING from me, death is eternal's only human nature to want to cling to what is familiar. Enjoyed this personification of sure looks like the Grim Reaper. lol. Love, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 7/21/2011 1:13:00 PM
    superbly penned with my best CONGRATS on yiur win, steven! :) huggs!

  1. Date: 7/21/2011 4:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Catie Lindsey's contest "New Free Verse" Steven. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/21/2011 3:44:00 AM
    Many congrats on your SUPER WIN , with this great Free Verse, Steven. Lainie

  1. Date: 7/21/2011 2:38:00 AM
    Congrats on your win. This is a powerful piece, well expressed. Well done, best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 7:34:00 PM
    Strong thoughts here, Steven. A universal sensation that you gave your own personal touch. Congratulations on your win~!

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 3:25:00 PM
    Congrats Steven on your excellent win with this magnificent poem on death.. brilliant beauty ..wonderful win.. something to ponder luv..enjoy...

  1. Date: 7/18/2011 11:26:00 AM
    I am stopping by to thank you so much for your comments. They are truly appreciated. Wishing you a wonderful week full of inspiration Steven. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/18/2011 5:09:00 AM
    What a blessing we have in PoetrySoup. A place to come to write and read and make new friends along the ink trail. I am wishing you a day full of inspiration. I enjoyed reading your poetry today and hope to read many more written by you in the future Steven. Love, Carol