Danny Draper

Freshman - 716 Points (14 July 1963 / Kiama, New South Wales, Australia)

Cherished Goals So Clear - Poem by Danny Draper

Cherished goals so clear, organic amorphous
True at core, accreted drafts and compromises
Imperfect ripe, blemish rife, discard, devour or savor,
Embrace regret, swear solemn vow amend
Or will aspirations focus inadvertently expire?
Aphelion from comfort zone
Voyager excused adrift, reality’s stinging gamble
Beyond harsh crack of croupiers belt
Destination inward outwards
Up hill alone steepening grade
Roll blood washed wounds promised plan,
Exponential cans of worm holes.
Desert lies awash with seeds
Post deluge, pollinator’s dilemma.
Generations strain yearn escape velocity
Uniqueness, kudos, greatness beyond parents
Dispel acrid validation fix avowed hint of nod
Line from lookout, shoulders of giants
Invisible threads string sage tinted pearls,
Faces misshapen press double locked windows
Yen blinding brightness glistening within
Forsaking warmth, prize mesmerizing glare
Recount journey against hand, sit pat or
Rehydrate fruit, imperfect past best by
Coating in folklore and inflict innocent babes
Resurrecting cherished goals,
So clear, perfunctory.

Comments about Cherished Goals So Clear by Danny Draper

  • (6/27/2012 10:06:00 AM)

    Bloody, ruddy top notch dollar and all shiny shenanigans... this dear danny is diamond fodder.. you are as dali in this write, you suggest snippets of past and present hopes and dreams disgust and joy...
    Invisible threads string sage tinted pearls, .....and Rehydrate fruit, imperfect past best by, , , Coating in folklore and inflict innocent babes... the mind of he runs rings yet shares a few secrets....tyvm
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  • Diane Hine (3/11/2012 1:56:00 AM)

    Complex yet cleverly crafted, salutary warning for parents. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 27, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, January 27, 2012

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