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Most people are afraid to die A fatal blow it seems , death does If a corpse came back to life they'd cry Please tell us how it was A pillow as soft as downy silks A night as long as souls can stand A blacken overlay of quilts An escape rout from the fate of man Thus is the consequence of death A restful sleep; a silent hush Until we kick the covers away And the shadow of death forsakes us. RETA PRUITT August 19, 2016

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Date: 6/15/2017 3:06:00 PM
A very beautiful written poem, it s the reality that we should accept, I like what you re trying to do, remember never be afraid of death as It will come try to enjoy your life as much as you can but never forget your lord as you ve to give account of yourself, however I m new on this site and would really appreciate if you could find time to read my poems and give your honest reviews about them
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Reta Pruitt
Date: 9/15/2018 10:47:00 PM
Thanks Faraz I am happy to say I'm liking your poems more and more . Keep writing, Reta.
Date: 9/5/2016 10:07:00 PM
This is utterly delightful, the subject matter notwithstanding. The last two lines are brilliant. Thank you for sharing this thoughtful, provocative composition. hugs x x x Paul
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Reta Pruitt
Date: 9/19/2016 7:25:00 PM
Hello Paul...Sorry for taking so long to reply but I do want to thank you for kind and thoughtful comments