Anita Atina

The Seduction, Of Being Me - Poem by Anita Atina

What we want, seduces the mind
Alters perceptions,
Blinding us to reality.

Unmet desires,
Exert insidious power over,
How we engage with the world.

Living our private world, in public actions,
For actions declare intent clearer than words,
Revealing signals about our state of yearn.

Our need, nay animal want
Overflows dammed emotions, betraying
Desperation to know, we’re getting there!

Creating glass cages that seem open, a fool’s paradise
Until a failed attempt to fly out sends the victim of me
Crashing into walls, invisible till now

Stronger than any addiction!
We’re hooked, and don’t realise
How vicious, this scheming plurality is.

The cruel master, whip and slave are one
In this seduction, of anything goes,
At being me.

Comments about The Seduction, Of Being Me by Anita Atina

  • (3/24/2009 6:04:00 AM)

    it's an endless seduction...the best part is we don't feel cheated at any point! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/14/2009 5:11:00 AM)

    an interesting poem that carries meaning......check out my poem and tell me what you think... (Report)Reply

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  • (3/14/2009 4:55:00 AM)

    We are dreamers Anita, life is all about dreams if you dont follow them, well they are just dreams chase them and set them free.. Andy 10 (Report)Reply

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  • (3/14/2009 4:43:00 AM)

    Deep and honest great write 10+ (Report)Reply

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  • (3/14/2009 4:34:00 AM)

    Very enjoyable and well written piece.

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  • (3/14/2009 3:55:00 AM)

    Anita, first class piece of writing. Much enjoyed.10/10

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 14, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, May 15, 2009

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