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Considering mortality.

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Dying Alive

Dying Alive
             by Odin Roark


How generous the bounty
Bruised and perfect
Life’s full basket 
Hoisted upon the shoulders of experience
Carried as pain’s reward
Needing not a marketplace
Accepting fruition as recompense
Knowing wealthy are those
Who die healthy of mind

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