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I was reading a book on ancient Egypt the other day and discovered that Neil took that poem from one of those people's longer works.

www.perankhgroup.com/dispute_e...man_and_his_soul.htm
I face death today like a sick man regaining health,
like one coming out after imprisonment.
I face death today like the scent of myrrh,
like sitting before the sail on a windy day.
I face death today like the scent of the lotus,
like sitting on the edge of drunkenness.
I face death today like a familiar road,
like a man returning home from the battlefield.
I face death today like the clearing of the sky,
like a man discovering the unknown.
I face death today like a man eager to see his home
after many years in captivity.


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This post is very informative. Thank you!



 
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I prefer to live in a country that's small, and old, and where no one would ever have the NERVE to wear a cape in public, whether they could leap tall buildings in a single bound or not.

the parrot... ...gets tiresome.
the parrot... ...i ate him.


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Do you like it?


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That is a truly beautiful peice of work, the concept of welcoming death - not because you hate living, but because you've led a worthy life...really resonates with me.
 
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there is magic and beauty in the unexpected, unexplored, and unnoticed...you are there now, why not notice it?
 
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Because so many people are too busy with their own stuff.


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That is a truly beautiful peice of work, the concept of welcoming death - not because you hate living, but because you've led a worthy life...really resonates with me.
:-) Good.


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