Alc Harris

Rookie (England)

Absurd - Poem by Alc Harris

Pinch me
maybe I'll wake up
to an awfully bad joke
Yes, it was all just a ruse
meant to amuse
not shaken and jolt
not hit like a bolt
my stomach
as it flips


Pinch me
this must be a dream
not wholly real
Am I floating on air
do I dare
look down at my feet
and see that they meet
the cold kitchen floor


I am sleeping no more


Pinch me
and if it really hurts
I will know that its true
will know what its worth

How the truth looks absurd
from inside and out

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Comments about Absurd by Alc Harris

  • Richard Jarboe (11/1/2006 8:17:00 PM)


    The more you sleep and supposedly wake the less you'll stuggle with pinching as a remedy. Great poem nonetheless. Richard (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 24, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, March 24, 2006


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