Response to Paul




Response to Paul

Die to the self?

Surely not,

I wish to will

I am an intellectual


Outward looking, me?

Too much of my life to see.

No compromise to be.


Pour myself out?

Comfort zones shout:

Willed too hard to get here!


Alas, I refuse to die.

My best life to deny.


I don’t fear.


Rather, hereafter, eternal death.


My will prevails in every breath.


-Bernadette Lee




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