Never an End

January 1, 2009
Slipping and sliding
All the way.
Struggle to live through another day.

Liar’s mind and Lover’s heart,
Never understanding the script for
My part.

Written words and the wings of birds,
Music and songs,
False rights and True wrongs.

Who am I, me or you?
The battle inside,
Ended for a minute or two.

Theft and manipulation,
Legal tools in Life’s battle station.

Leaving and wondering,
Gone and lost.
Anger and sadness,
The line that’s been crossed.

Even when I win,
I’ll always lose
Victory’s satisfaction, a temporary ruse.
Always killing, never just a bruise.

Always the questions that form the answers,
Never an End
To us
Life’s Tortured Dancers.

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Mehrdad said...
May 27, 2009 at 4:04 pm
Outstanding endeavor, we need more of this!!! Thank you!
stargazer said...
Jan. 15, 2009 at 3:49 am
Excellent!! You've described quite perfectly the battle within us - our fight to keep alive all that we cannot see on the journey to find ourselves in the world around us. You are awesome! Write more - never stop!!! xox
humna s. said...
Jan. 12, 2009 at 2:03 pm
ahhh this is so good!!! keep it up!!!
keniabrazil said...
Jan. 11, 2009 at 6:20 pm
Congratulations June!Good message,good rhymes!Wonderful poem!
Cello713 said...
Jan. 11, 2009 at 4:32 pm
Love it June! You express each person's trapped lives like puppets on strings! Can I see your other Top 5 poems?
cherubchik said...
Jan. 10, 2009 at 9:42 pm
AH-MAZING! Love it! Write more poetry and stuff. Luv ya.
the_canamerideshi said...
Jan. 10, 2009 at 5:27 pm
June! You are AMAZING! Just so u know, this is Trisha. Email me sometime! BYES!
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