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Cheater


03.11.19 Posted in today's words by

Murray Dunlap’s most recent poem to appear here was “The Truth About Love” (February 2019)

Cheater
By Murray Dunlap

Having cheated death
I am fearless
I was given a paper-thin chance to survive
I survived
Now I work for perfection
In my art
In my words
In my soul
I fear imperfection
I do not fear death
If given the chance, I’ll cheat again
And smile



One Response to “Cheater”

  1. Frank Adams says:

    Cheater says it all. A very powerful poem. Thank you for these words.

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