Alienation MAG

June 2, 2009
By acdandrew SILVER, Haverhill, Massachusetts
acdandrew SILVER, Haverhill, Massachusetts
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As I sit translating
latin so foreign in tongue to me
but so close in soul to me

the epics of heroes, order, and reason
sing to me their stories
planting scenes of courageous deeds
straightforward evils
and triumphant good, always

as I sit translating
overhearing a conversation
so close in tongue to me
but so alien in soul to me
I fail to notice any reason
any rationality, sense
the queer actions
of my contemporaries
force me to question
how tangible is my sanity
perhaps I belong in another age
an epoch that understands me?



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on Dec. 4 2009 at 10:58 am
Reaa.Mae.Kuzyk GOLD, Arborg, Manitoba, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Why live trying to just DIE, when people are DYING just for the chance to LIVE."
-Anomynous

"Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters."
- Margaret Peters

Don't worry dear, it still sounds good. :) Keep in touch with me, I <3 yer work, and I look forward to reading more.

on Jun. 9 2009 at 6:50 pm
acdandrew SILVER, Haverhill, Massachusetts
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Apologies for the formatting, it should be two stanzas with the split occurring just prior to the second "As I sit translating" no bizarre line spacing was intended.


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