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Author Name: FreeEyeSeeAll 4 Comments
Date Added: June 13, 2009 00:06:06 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Conundrum

Caught on the cusp

of tomorrow and today.

I teetered on the line

drawn by inconspicuous

Know it alls.

 

Tiny specks of knowledge

disguised as memories.

joined forces

with blowing bay breezes

and bombarded me

with stinging grains

of dynamic reality.

 

A whirlwind of

what could be

wrestled with

a tsunami of what is

threatening my sanity

with their half truths

and seductive potential.

 

And my treasured balance

was jeopardized

by this churning storm

of contradiction…

 

So I fought

to find stability

in an unstable mind…

 

Until…

 

I was eventually lulled

into a catatonic slumber

by the peculiar melody

of my own maniacal laughter

erupting between clenched lips

in disconcertingly

harmonious bursts.


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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAndrew on January 5, 2010 12:03:02 PM Report
easy to see why this earned you an award - i love your closing stanza - i could do with a little catatonic slumber!
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on June 28, 2009 11:16:39 AM Report
This was excellent writing, very worthy of a featured award! Congratulations on a fine poem Tobi.   Henry
Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on June 23, 2009 09:05:40 AM Report
This feels very familiar to me. Maybe we all have such moments. Well done. Congratulations on the award. ML
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on June 22, 2009 07:18:28 PM Report
Tobi:  super congratulations on this write, it is so deserving of the Feature Poem Award.   I look forward to more of your excellent writes.

 

Lady Dragonwyck 





 


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