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I wrote this poem when I was sixteen and fascinated by the possibility of life after death. It is very naive in that the examples of circularity given all derive from the turning of heavenly bodies which do not really impinge on the likelihood of resurrection or survival of individual consciousness. Nonetheless there is something emotionally tenable about comparing the secure expectation of a new day or a new spring with the expectation or otherwise of renewed personal existence.

by Damaris West

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