The world

The world

This is the world: it is upside-down;

a smile is a frown,

a verb is a noun,

a hamlet is a town.

 

This is the world: it is inside-out;

a whisper is a shout,

a grin is a pout,

a good man is a lout.

 

This is the world: it gobbles you up;

you deserve a goblet, you get a tin cup;

you deserve a palace, you get locked up;

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Turmoil

Turmoil

Turmoil rules my mind.

A cloudless orbit through this life I can not find.

Choice and circumstance

form an avalanche:

waves of confusion engulf my serenity.

The end of the stream is concealed somewhere that I can’t see.

 

I wonder whether I shall care to search for my objective

while the only thoughts slithering through my mind are interjective?

I haven’t yet received orders from above me in the chain of command;

I surmise it is something I am supposed to demand.

But I crave to be free from this bureaucratic conglomeration

that everyone calls a new and independent nation. 

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Resolve

Resolve

Emotions build a giant mass of towering obstruction

blocking off the sun, the air; the rigid, reassuring reminder of reality;

not allowing the usual broad-minded deduction

that the eye within the spirit can clearly see.

 

Courage – so easy to speak of this concept of fortitude;

the display – not so simple, is it now?

The presence of which in one’s context may elude,

the elusion of which we should not allow.

resolve

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