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

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Your smile, your laughter
even the salt of your tears
are the exuberence of humanity
if there be a God or Goddess
you are their reflection of everything good

you bring hope
where there was despair
where there was pain

with eyes that define love
tunnels to a pure soul
divine innocence
beyond our feeble comprehension

would such a creature be a myth
a figment of the imagination
not hardly
he's my son.

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  1. Date: 12/20/2011 8:31:00 AM
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours Bob. Love and blessings, Carol

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 2:51:00 PM
    Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week Bob. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/26/2011 8:24:00 PM
    Congrats Bob on "Existing" being featured. Nice to see your name up there again. Vince

  1. Date: 7/26/2011 9:52:00 AM
    It feels so good to be able to sit here and read your very creative writing this morning Bob it has been so long. I do hope to come back soon and read more of your amazing work. Love, Carol