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Still Here Summary

The poetic voice here has been scared, battered, and mistreated in every possible way by his or her circumstances. Nonetheless, the poet perseveres.

Still Here Analysis

This poem is a statement of the resilience of people so battered by life that their circumstances effectively dictate to them that they stop laughing, loving, or living. The voice here represented is of a person who is willfully indifferent to the nihilistic injunctions of a life of abuse. He remains; he is still here.

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