Mikel Calcagno

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Gained The World But Have Nothing - Poem by Mikel Calcagno

Prisms with intellect
Wary of the water
Enticing the past more than I care to explain
A scene unhinged
Severed from history and empty promises

Clouded by uncertainty
Cherish the fate with a loss of sight
Fallen upon the mediocrity of a carpet ride
Shallow yet so deep
My mind is the culprit for levitation
My fantasy dances like a pantomime threaded puppet entincing brokeness

Smile lines worn without a conscience or pride
Lines shown as scars that bled the fifth and turned to grey
Each scar I bear sings
I say more by saying nothing at all...

Tryst the enticing past with the unhindered future
Then you'll know what I mean when I say
I've gained the world, but have NOTHING! ! !

Comments about Gained The World But Have Nothing by Mikel Calcagno

  • john tiong chunghoo (8/25/2006 9:14:00 AM)

    greatstuff. i agree with brian. (Report) Reply

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  • Brian Dorn (7/30/2006 3:03:00 PM)

    Mikel, great poem... interesting and very profound.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 30, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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