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The Beetle At My Door !
by Michael Lance Kersting
Monday, June 02, 2003

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I looked at
the shell of a beetle
lying at my door
and I see myself
reflected
as never before
Once a living creature
enjoying sunshine,avoiding pain
now is but an empty shell
lying out in the rain
What a fickle mystery
this thing call life within
indeed we come as water,
we go as wind!
So, my friend, don’t waste
precious time brooding
at what was once before
enjoy yourself now !
And think
of that
poor Beetle
lying
dead
at
my door!



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Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 7/4/2003
Fab-!:)
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 6/3/2003
:) Insightful write, Michael. Your title brought me in.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 6/2/2003
This was excellent, I liked it,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 6/2/2003
That is one fine poem. Love it!!!!!
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