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Tanka 7 - My Dying Friend

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Tanka 7 - My Dying Friend

	
	
	
		
	
	
	Tanka 7 – My Dying Friend
	
	my old hurting heart
	my dying friend – part of me
	eternal questions:
	life beyond death... nothingness...
	it really doesn’t matter
	
	
	
	
	


	
	
	
	
	

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  1. Date: 10/22/2013 11:34:00 AM
    Yes Jack, Indeed it makes one think quite deeply when a death of a loved one or friend occurs. Words so true and yet sad. Beautiful....... Shar

    Jordan Avatar Jack Jordan
    Date: 10/22/2013 11:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm fortunate in that he recovered. Thanks for reding and commenting... Jack
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 12:26:00 AM
    oh jack, it is sad because it sounds as if nothingness is beyond. I really like this one.

    Jordan Avatar Jack Jordan
    Date: 9/12/2013 8:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It's a sad and protracted event. My intention was to say that there and numerous and conflicting opinions regarding the post-death human condition. Thanks for the reply... Jack
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 11:39:00 AM
    - Ohhh so sad, Jack! ... well written. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Jordan Avatar Jack Jordan
    Date: 9/8/2013 11:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes... Very sad indeed, but inevitable, as I wrote below to Drake... Jack
  1. Date: 9/8/2013 10:20:00 AM
    Damn Jack, this was beautifully sad. Such depth to ponder in this...excellent job!

    Jordan Avatar Jack Jordan
    Date: 9/8/2013 10:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Drake. It's a sad but inevitable event... Jack