Linda Ori

Rookie - 189 Points (08/13/1945 / UTAH)

Reality Check - Poem by Linda Ori

How fragile is the thread
That anchors us to reality,
That spans the gap between here and there;
How easily we flow
From one side to the other
With barely a thought interrupted;
'Tis part of the process -
Reason is not selective
Of the source from which it comes;
And therefore may be real or not;
How much of inspiration
Is personal belief
And how much is fantasy?
Do our lives get caught up
In the passion that is word
And the fine line becomes blurred?
Do we become the product
Of our own imagination
With addiction to the written word?
'Tis a very fine thread
That anchors us to reality......................
Is it strong enough to hold us there?

Comments about Reality Check by Linda Ori

  • (3/21/2007 12:05:00 PM)

    Lots said, and I would bet a lot more thought about,
    that wasn't!
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  • (1/22/2007 5:38:00 PM)

    Scary, cause it’s true

    enjoyed the read
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  • (8/2/2006 5:09:00 AM)

    This is excellent very thoughtful stuff....He says pondering......! !

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010

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