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

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Pride wiil not share or ever hide
We drink it young in mother's milk
And eats within and lives a lie,
'Neath a stubborn mask of iron will;
It admits no wrong or mistake,
Heeds no advice an with ill grace
Pretends excuse with sacrifice;
This fragile skin,false covering
Insecurity's low self worth,
Dies its death,orphaned and alone.

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  1. Date: 3/11/2010 4:07:00 AM
    Brilliant and beautiful Poem on a theme so difficult, but so universal. It touches almost everyone in the span of our life, in someway or the other. Thanks and many thanks for your precious comments. I have placed few new poems hope you would enjoy them. Best wishes and love Ravindra Brian St

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 5:15:00 AM
    Much depth in your excellent words this morning Brian.. deep and emotional ..luv.. "Sweetheart".. BTW.. a wonderful blog today... and thankxxx for your many congrats on my winning poems and lovely comments on my poetry reads.. appreciate ..luv..

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  1. Date: 3/7/2010 6:19:00 PM
    enjoyed today

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 12:43:00 PM
    thanks agin fo another chance toto share the Gospel desire good works this is very true poem great use of imagery

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 11:34:00 AM
    Pride..What a topic to choose to write a poem about..I especially like the last three lines..Keep the creative pen flowing. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work. Sara

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 12:10:00 AM
    Brian - thank you for placing me second in your competition - it has really brightened my weekend. Many regards Janette