Treasure Island

Matt Gotlieb

(1985-11-17 / Johannesburg South Africa)

A Meaning


Feeling estranged
Even deranged
Even bemused
And maybe amused
Sometimes confused

In this town
I look around
And have not found
Evidence to compound
Some meaning

A meaning that seemed so lost
A meaning to inspire the most
A meaning that might have great cost
A meaning I find an ominous must
This meaning though I, I, I,
I am
I am Free
From the bonds that hold me
From the chains that bind me
From the brains the contrive me
And insanity that haunts me
Praising
And fighting
Loving
And hating

Inspiration cannot find me
My thoughts they cannot hurt me
And peace
And love
And

As these words fill me
And in turn flow from me
A release overtakes me
And a peace fills me
And I find rest
In the words that I test
I am sure you don’t see
The truth within me
Or the truth in my test
A test that lasts for all time
As these words live on in rhyme
And my emotions I cannot mime
But in these tests sublime
A meaning lost in time
Can become ever so clear

And the truth of this meaning
Is in you
And me
And all of us

Submitted: Saturday, March 22, 2008

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