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Thursday, June 09, 2011

Look this way...






Fixed, translucent but lifeless.
On a table, gazing at the sky.
A window to nothingness,
A promise unmasked. Another lie.


Detached, loosed from a safe place.
Focusing on a day far away.
No longer able to face,
The realities of another day.


Inevitable, the end.
Fast upon you when you turn away.
Inevitable, the end,
That leaves you lifeless where you may lay.


Set free, unbounded by mind.
Purpose and meaning fall from their place.
Set free, like chaff in the wind,
Unwanted for a while. Peace at last.

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This is my entry for Magpie Tales, specifically, their "Mag 68" post. Let me know what you think, or better yet, why not give it a whirl yourself?
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