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Dan Reynolds Male, 55, United Kingdom (3/29/2013 7:33:00 PM)

Would you swap your last breath of air, for the perfect poem you may never hear spoken?

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  • Donnaj York (4/1/2013 10:46:00 PM) Post reply

    Swapping life for death is swapping life for LIFE.

  • Peter Stavropoulos (3/30/2013 8:01:00 PM) Post reply

    Isn’t poetry life affirming, no matter how dark it may be?“Do not go gentle into that good night.” Isn’t swapping your last breath for the perfect poem swapping life for life?If you couldn’t say it, or write it, at least you’ve thought it. The “perfect poem”?

  • delilah contrapunctal (3/30/2013 4:06:00 AM) Post reply

    The time may come.....but I'd prefer to just go unconscious and not be aware of suffocating, as it were.....redolently graphic, eh?.....'])

  • Donnaj York (3/30/2013 12:09:00 AM) Post reply

    No, not for a poem......but I would swap my last breath for the purpose of knowing that my last breath of air would ensure that my offspring and theirs, and future descendents, would live in peaceful, happy, satisfaction.

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