My Paradox

October 14, 2011
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Tomorrow when I wake,
And find the will to stand,
I've beaten all my logic,
And fulfilled our silly plan.

For sometimes in the morning,
And those wee times of the night,
I contemplate the universe
And the smallness of my life.

Often it is difficult,
To accept these terms of scale, Because we want to be important,
A significant detail.

But from ashes to ashes,
And from dust to dust,
Our only remaining lifeline,
Will be the memory we trust.

So tomorrow when I wake,
And stumble to my feet,
I'll have done myself a justice,
With intellectual defeat.

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Blaker said...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 3:21 pm
Loved it! The rhyming was suttle but a really great touch.
silver47 said...
Oct. 16, 2011 at 10:30 pm
love the rhyme scheme and the point it gets acrossed good job keep it up
TheTaheen said...
Oct. 16, 2011 at 3:49 pm
I never thought anyone else could possibly share this same philosophical sentiment, but I was wrong. Excellent piece
SassyJones said...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 8:32 pm
I really appreciate this piece. When i read it out loud i was almost moved to tears. 
FangPoet said...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 7:22 pm
Wow i think this really reaches out to a huge audience.
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