What are you saying?

Words disconnected from one another
No flowing sentences, short and chopped
Nonsensical weaving of your words
Leaves an unbalanced view on life

What do you hope to accomplish now
Putting these distressed thoughts together
You’re hoping to make sense out of it
Cut and pasting nonsense is just that

There’s no enlightenment coming soon
Just as there is no man in the moon
Write what’s in your mind’s eye and pure heart
From this is the one hope of a start

© 2012 Michael Yost 1/21

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18 responses to “What are you saying?

  1. Writing ain’t a career, it’s a way of life…

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  2. the beginning made me believe you were heading somewhere else with the piece, but then you changed roads, I love the ending and so agree. Smooches! Happy G. day!!! 🙂

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  3. there’s no enlightenment coming soon – that’s heavy

    primed to dance

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  4. interesting, love the enthusiasm in it,

    well done.

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  5. Good , dark, poem!

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  6. I’ve felt this a time or too!!! really great post!

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  7. oh, very well done! I enjoyed this piece thank you
    and thank you for your visit and comment

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