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J.D. Deutschendorf
717 Cedar Springs Dr
Tuttle, Oklahoma

  and this, too, shall pass away

    the state of man: inconstancy, boredom, anxiety.
    - Blaise Pascal

there are days
i feel i am
far too familiar
with simply existing
and too much a stranger to life.

and there are nights
i wake and
cannot wait
another minute for the day.

then there are times
it seems this road
i'm on goes
on and on forever;
never ends . . .
     never ends . . .

but though the journey
continues as if here it were everlasting -
walking with my head bowed low,
i know better.

from: When I Draw Near Unto the Waters
Copyright © 2000
by J.D. Deutschendorf