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Expectant and other poems

Laurence Overmire
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EXPECTANT
We should have seen it coming
The future is not hard to predict
Death is and must be
We try so hard to pretend
Life is less than it is
Lest wanting more
We find ourselves
Profoundly
Disappointed.
FORGIVENESS
requires putting aside the ego to
acknowledge
the inter-connection of
one human being
to another.
HOW OLD?
Ask me my age and I’ll tell you
          True
I’m somewhere between
Birth and Death
          Are you?
GOOD AND BAD
The strong negative is necessary
In order to see the redeeming positive
Clearly.
LAST CARD
With every closing of a door
There is another door that opens
In new space of mind
Only courage required
To take the step
The crossing of the threshold
On the verge of a salient dream.
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Date of publicationJune 2003
Collection RSSA Hot January
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