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Fight, struggle

First fight for breath,
struggle unceasing.
First cry escapes,
heart beats unending.

Mind dims, years pass.
Lungs tire, heart tears.
To stop is to die.

First fight goes on.
First struggle continues.
But death stalks.
But death stalks.

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  1. Date: 12/6/2011 6:46:00 PM
    nice i like it a lot i like your choice of words

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 7:49:00 AM
    A true rendidtion of the circle of life. Well written and true.

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 5:32:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you James. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol