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

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Born on the eves of yesterday
I feel the weight of the world on my shoulder
I look to the past
and I do see my elders
urging me forward to my destiny
as I emerge from nature
I feel the strength of ten elephants
surging within me
the bones of the past
are the ash of the future
for I am neither
I live between worlds
on the edge of oblivion

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  1. Date: 12/15/2009 9:22:00 AM
    Thank you for this excellent poem you shared with us today Malcolm. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/14/2009 7:17:00 PM
    Very nice.I posted a new poem.The Other Side