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Luis G. Dato thoughts on life and death.

CXXII

CXXII Sooents to the Brown Goddess by Luis Dato

by Luis G. Dato The question nags us, Lord — Do you exist? lf You do, by shores of what strange sea Do You abide, from what infinity Dispel with light the all-surrounding mist? Faith holds not back our Reason…

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CXXI

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by Luis G. Dato Is man a beast, and, animal, does he Subsistence eke from parsimonious earth? Is it a curse or boon that he has birth, His bliss o’ershadowed by mortality? Is it illusion mere, his liberty. To add…

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CXX

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by Luis G. Dato Has life its meaning? Maybe it has not! What to the riddle is our answer now, The whence and whither, and the why and how? In vain man through the centuries has sought, To find the…

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CXIX

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by Luis G. Dato Relentlessly they’re falling, one by one, Like dead leaves parted from the tree of life — The father and grandfather, husband, wife, Brother and uncle, nephew, here and yon. The sunny day that seemed so long…

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CXVIII

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by Luis G. Dato The end, the end, my dear, it is the end, For all unwitting the glad days shall roll, No less than the sad ones, to blight the soul That sees how all to nothingness portend, And…

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CXVII

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by Luis G. Dato I stood at Gizeh, where a Pharoah once The dull horizon of Sahara scanned, The while obedient, as to God’s command, And come from all that compassless expanse, From Tigris even and the rilled Sudans, By…

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CXVI

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by Luis G. Dato My God, my God, with how swift wings the years To make us old on earth too soon have flown, As year on year life’s pageantry we’re shown Through its kaleidoscope of hopes and fears, Someday…

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XLIV

Aubrey Asuncion

by Luis G. Dato Count her as lost, no sighs can bid her love As you have loved and through the long nights pined, No balm she holds for wounds she will not bind For pity even, never she thinks…

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XLIII

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by Luis G. Dato Why can’t you give my life significance Who are the flower, the light of all my seeing, The soul, the spirit, core of all my being, With whom alone the heart can know romance? O know…

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XLII

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by Luis G. Dato O why did God that we be cleft ordain, And desolate to wend our separate way? Why did He turn to night the gladsome day When I could not your sweet face see again? Is God…

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