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Below is the poem entitled Existence which was written by poet Eugene Harvey. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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a incorrigible mind that will not sleep
a countenance that does daily weep
a soul that nightly wallows in the deep
a man that lies despondent in a heap
a spirit that remains yet faithful to keep
a will that aspires to heights too steep
a heart that strains to maintain upkeep
a breath’s rhythm that slows while asleep
a body that has not the strength to leap
a thought that wonders at evens’ neap
a flesh that oftentimes seeks to creep
a life that sows what it will surely reap
a voice that willfully utters not a peep
a death that happens in one fell sweep

© Eugene Harvey

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  1. Date: 7/29/2012 2:53:00 PM
    Eugene I like this a lot...David