Indecisive

September 25, 2012
By DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first Law of Equivalent Exchange."


I strolled along the murky road
Where blackened ashes lay dead and cold
Of decisions made and left untold
Of verdicts altered in my withhold.

As I cleared away the cryptic haze,
I fell into a familiar daze
A mighty feud remained a maze
Ensnaring me with its bewitching gaze.

Still, I could not conclude at last
Perpetual feelings for the past
For the mirth that was so vast
Or for the treason that caused the blast.

Musing over the thoughts undone
I evoke the memories I shun
Beloved days that yield to stun
For the lax companions tarry for none.

I contended the trance till I breathed no more
Narcotic rasps as I fell to the floor
Doubled down in rage I swore
To leave alone the unending war.

Time can pass and drift away,
Yet nothing can quench the heart’s decay
Shriveling, listless, void many a day
Forsaken to keep the pain at bay.

I battled the savage beast within
Striking him down and taming my sin,
Entombed beyond the shadow’s kin
Afar it lay, for my life to begin.


The author's comments:
There's so many things I can't ever seem to resolve, feelings for the past, the present, and the future. Just too indecisive, brings more pain than I'd expect...

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on Oct. 26 2012 at 7:43 pm
DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first Law of Equivalent Exchange."

Thank you! I actually wrote the last two stanzas a long time after the rest of the poem, so I thought they kinda went off a bit, but I'm glad you liked the conclusion.

on Oct. 26 2012 at 7:42 pm
DanceOfBlades PLATINUM, Springfield, Virginia
28 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first Law of Equivalent Exchange."

Yeah, I think I have trouble specifying in poetry...It's almost like I keeep it bland cause there isn't much to say.  Thanks for checking this out Leah! :D

on Oct. 25 2012 at 4:43 pm
AnthonyDavidHall PLATINUM, Valrico, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth." - Oscar Wilde

4th and 5th stanzas were fantastic. Keep writin!

LeahC SILVER said...
on Oct. 3 2012 at 8:19 pm
LeahC SILVER, Fairfax Station, Virginia
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I'm having a little trouble understanding the details of what happened in this poem, but other than that I love the tone and how gut-wrenching the picture it paints is! There's lots of emotion here that I can feel.


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