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Why Must I Die
by Alex Thomas Mahon

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A tree questions its own death


 

Bent naked, frozen stiff,

boughs splayed as if

asking, why must I die?

 

 

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Reviewed by Christine Tsen 12/22/2012
Deeply human lyrics and imagery ~
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 12/15/2012
such a sorrowful statement
budd
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 12/15/2012
powerful graphic, powerful read



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