Adrian Blount

Rookie (England)

Words - Poem by Adrian Blount

Words-
Unconnected, disjointed
ambling along an undefined path.
colliding and careering
in different directions.

Words-
Scrambled in my brain,
an undisciplined, unkempt
jumble of disoriented
associations of thought.

Words-
That Shakespeare moulded
in form so measured -
precise, yet delicate
winsome with strength.

Words-
I long to master
to command and control,
to shape to the world around me
to make sense.

Words-
Will you ever elude me
a phantasm out of reach-
a siren calling me forward
to destruction, on the rocks of ineptitude.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 16, 2008



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