Life: A Poem


life extends because it does
the robin who learned to create an egg
is still with us today but
flowers that did not seek themselves to seed
vanish beyond memory
 
we breed in cells that figure
the secret of the ages secreting
mirrors of their souls to link
atoms each to each of necessity
for which they are preordained

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About brucejberger

Bruce J. Berger has published his short fiction in a variety of print and on-line literary journals, including Prole, Jersey Devil Press Anthology, The Awakenings Review, Raphael's Village, Eastown Fiction, Black Magnolias Literary Journal, and others. He also publishes shorts stories for Amazon's Kindle. He is pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing at American University beginning in August 2015.
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