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On final day truth in display: "Growth and Decay" Going astray cure fades away too late to pray Without delay under its sway the worms buffet Vain D.N.A. from our null clay ashes in gray
I too have days of depression! : )

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  1. Date: 4/8/2014 7:42:00 PM
    Hi Ruben, don't we all have those days. I suffer from depression but know one would ever know. I am actually at my funniest when I am most depressed. I will never sink, even though It Is only an act, It Is an act that helps me. Short and to the point Ruben. An excellent flowing write RubenFunny, at this moment In time I stay away from these writes, I'm glad I came Into this one. Have a good day, Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

  1. Date: 4/24/2012 2:02:00 AM
    WOW...AWESTRUCK..

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 5:37:00 AM
    I have truly enjoyed reading your poetry you have posted here at PoetrySoup. You are a very special poet and I wish you the best in your life and with your poetry. Two thumbs up to you Ruben. Love and best wishes always, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 6:11:00 AM
    World without end is here to stay, Amen! I really like how the rhyming pattern moves this poem along. This could be a wonderful tercet series. The rhyming pattern would take it out of the haiku or senryu series. Great job! Joseph

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 5:51:00 PM
    hope you are feeling better, I am back in town---and ready to read!

  1. Date: 5/29/2010 8:32:00 AM
    Ruben, It's never to late to make right choices. You can do it!!! And it's never too late to pray. I love the last verse especially. It makes me think of vanity in a new light! And it relates to the nothingness of the body in relationship to the everything of the soul. God blessings. We love you here on the soup, so cheer up!Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 5/29/2010 6:14:00 AM
    Dark, but darned wonderful Ruben. Mega congratulations on your first place in Carolyn's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 4:23:00 PM
    Congratulations Ruben on your first place, in worthy presentation. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 3:20:00 PM
    Congratulations Rueben for your first prize . Great job. Thanks for your comments on my 2nd place. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 2:31:00 PM
    way to go, Rueben. a FIRST place win. Zowie! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 12:21:00 PM
    wow, deep and powerful.. congratulations on your first place win.. you should have more days of depression, if this is the result.. just joking, actually, I find my best poems come when I am a little sad.. love constance

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 12:06:00 PM
    Awesome and well deserved win Ruben...Congrats....Larry

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 10:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win! kisses, Emily

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 10:02:00 AM
    Wha-hoo!!! Winners circle, and Number Uno!!!! So well deserved, Ruben!!!! Excellent motor-rhyme.....however I think you may be watching too much "C.S.I".........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (at least you didn't say maggots...........eeeuuuuwww!!! Congratulations on this winner!!! :)

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 9:24:00 AM
    AWESOME!!!CONGRATS!!! my friend Ruben.. on your big 1st place win in the Monorhyme contest... I just knew this one was a winner first time areound read.. enjoy your victory..with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 9:17:00 AM
    Ruben, congratulations on winning 1st place in the contest! I already commented how much I enjoyed this one, and it was an even better read the 2nd time around. Well done! Chris.

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 8:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on taking first place in the contest, Ruben. Your strong emotions were well expressed and thought provoking. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 11:44:00 PM
    Ow my your depressed side makes you write great poetry,this monorhyme is deep and scary,I hate that'worms buffet' . .gee scary indeed,I hate to 'feel' you depressed. Yet I love this poem. .should be with winners in contest. .Charma.

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 9:42:00 PM
    This monorhyme sure captures that last day really well, I'm sure you would do well in the contest--& I guess we all have those depressing days. and it does help to write about it :) hope you're having a fun day!

  1. Date: 5/27/2010 12:50:00 PM
    I'm glad you vented your depressing thoughts. I would hate to think you could write this while happy. top two verses especially poignant. Great write Ruben... Charles

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