A Cruel Circle

May 23, 2009
By Courtney Heigers BRONZE, Pretoria, Other
Courtney Heigers BRONZE, Pretoria, Other
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I silently ponder the cruel laws of life
and the realisation of their absurd simplicity strikes me
I see how very predictable fate’s paths are
in the mediocre lives we lead:

intelligence makes us no wiser
faith brings us no hope
wit makes us no comedians
a need for warmth tends to make us cold

How very understandable
the terrible hands dealt now seem to be
and so I come to the conclusion
that the inevitable lives we lead
might only be a joke for the foolish to contemplate

My eyes are suddenly burning embers
an the eccentricity of life I see:

being a friend strings in our foes
anger never guarantees attack
a taste for rhyme makes me no poet
and those who love aren’t always loved back


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on Jul. 31 2011 at 7:28 am
Free.The.Poison PLATINUM, Hanford, California
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Favorite Quote:
Even in our Darkest hour, we must always remember never to spare.

Thank you:]

on May. 29 2009 at 1:53 pm
Courtney Heigers BRONZE, Pretoria, Other
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Thanx! It's really cool knowing someone appreciates my poetry

KiKi3 SILVER said...
on May. 28 2009 at 2:42 pm
KiKi3 SILVER, Toledo, Ohio
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OMG.. You are so deep. I LOVED the last stanza because your are amazingly correct. Keep up the good work.




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