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#197191 - 12/30/07 07:09 AM The Water
Cement Offline

Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 740
Loc: Southern California
Adrift, moored to nothing,

listing gently
I loll in the pool,

back arched, nose like a reed,
sound becomes weightless
with my heels

held like Achilles
I let go, fall without form,
look up to the mirror-distorted
surface and dissolve.

I am free from
double-crossing flesh
and bothersome need.
No outside, no inside,
no then but now.

And let the darkness fear our light.

#197240 - 12/30/07 02:56 PM Re: The Water [Re: Cement]
roadrunner Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA

It sounds like you are trying to "let go". I think that was one of the healthiest things I ever learned to do. Not let go in the sense of "forgive" or "forget", but in the sense of focusing on who I am now and what I need in the present and future.

Much love,

Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)

#197242 - 12/30/07 03:05 PM Re: The Water [Re: roadrunner]
dancr6 Offline

Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 383
Loc: georgia
This gives voice to the feeling I get when I isolate myself and feel safe. No one to betray me. Just me and silence, my best friend.

I'm a freeman now, his authority's dead
no pain monger lies in my comfortable bed!


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