Unburied life

Excerpt from the poem The Buried Life. This was written over 150 years ago but it still speaks to the feelings I have: the desire to unbury my life and do the things that are important to me, not what is expected of me.

But often, in the world’s most crowded streets,
But often, in the din of strife,
There rises an unspeakable desire
After the knowledge of our buried life;

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