Not Long Left

Rookie (17.05.1981 / The Molten Core)

Rationalising The World Through Words - Poem by Not Long Left

Rationalising the world,
through words,
hiding emotions,
in metaphors and ryhme,
as a poet this is my crime.
living in a world of words,
surfing on the waves of inspiration,
feeling at times like a clogged up atery,
with thoughts and feelings and dreams,
caughts in long winding streams of poetic purpose.
seeing life through a bottle,
a utopic lonely life,
like that of a salt tasting fisherman,
waiting in knowing assureness,
that the right catch will take the bait.
like a child that turns to comics,
to make sense of the world,
i pick up a pen,
and with strokes and swirls,
decorate the lonely page.
with a poem


Comments about Rationalising The World Through Words by Not Long Left

  • (1/4/2006 8:57:00 AM)


    Vincent, i enjoy reading your poetry.
    At this point though, i have to tell you
    that i do not have any technical skills
    in the composition of poetry. Nor the
    vocabulary to give your poem the
    full critical appraisal some of the
    poetry forum snobs crave.
    All i really want to say is that i enjoyed
    this, so easy to read it flows beautifully.
    I thought it was a great poem.
    Thank you for sharing, sorry i couldnt be more critical!
    Kindest Regards Slim. x.
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  • (1/4/2006 8:35:00 AM)


    Lovely poem Vincent, Moyax (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 4, 2006


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