Treasure Island

Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Full of Nothing


Another day full of nothing
might'n just as well die
Oh well, just a thought...something.

I remember when a '.' was only a period
I remember too much
forget too little

The desert's so full of nothing
so clean, unadorned, pristine,
could be afterlife

Bleeding one molecule at a time
with no promisses, no regrets
or apologies

The days are jumbled
junkoid, thrashed
with anger and severe vengeance

Then the fields are plowed
with hate, sowed with unforgiveness
and watered in dust and heat

Bitter is a harvest full of
terpitude and bushells of
no lattitude and understanding

another day and it's full of nothing

Submitted: Saturday, August 11, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, October 03, 2012

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  • Deep Mukherjee (1/8/2013 5:10:00 AM)

    really an awesome piece of writing; impressed by the way how are words are merged and jumbled! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Diane Hine (8/13/2012 7:55:00 AM)

    Days like that, we just have to keep moving and get through them. Fine poem. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (8/11/2012 2:17:00 AM)

    It's okay if today is nothing but try to make next day something and next next day will be better....dont pain of the last just welcome in the new days to go on...that's how we can move on..ignore the pain dropp the vain and love will remain_Soul (Report) Reply

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