Kelly Vinal

Rookie (1967- / Homestead, Florida)

In Small Circles (I Feel No Pain) - Poem by Kelly Vinal

In small circles, I feel no pain
The magic flows, imbues my brain
Turns my focus to the sky
I
Shall remain
Puerile dreams that drive the train
Deplete themselves by grain by grain
Wish me peace, a brief goodbye
I
Board again
And to these worlds I touch the rain
That falls upon this soul and stains
Does it rain or do I cry
I
Reach and strain
For dreams are driving me insane
Beyond my reach they shall remain
And as the numb becomes this nigh
I
Feel no pain


Comments about In Small Circles (I Feel No Pain) by Kelly Vinal

  • (9/19/2006 4:52:00 AM)


    I love the way this flows - when heard in a man's voice, it makes me think of a soldier going off to war, and that makes me think of my Uncle. This poem has such a strong voice, trying not to falter, but still feeling a bit lost. This is a wonderful poem.

    -L.C.
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  • (12/18/2004 9:29:00 AM)


    I really enjoyed the rhythm of this poem. (Report) Reply

  • (12/10/2004 5:12:00 AM)


    I used to liken it to keeping ones eyes firmly fixed on the grey paving stones, excellent poem.
    L
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  • (12/10/2004 3:50:00 AM)


    Hello Allan,

    Thank you for your kind comments. I am, however, a male!

    KAV
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  • (12/10/2004 3:30:00 AM)


    Kelly i dont read many poetry book's, i think you are a young lady who loves her poetry, that can be a good thing, i hope you dont take me as one of my
    charactor's in my poem's, i am a man who loves to laugh, also to make
    other people laugh, i love to make them feel what i am feeling when i write
    i want them to be there with me, when i write some of my work is true
    I dont tell the people which is true, you love to be happy
    regard's AJS
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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 10, 2004

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 20, 2010


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