when pushing rocks ceases to have meaning

March 27, 2011
By poet95 BRONZE, Thousand Oaks, California
poet95 BRONZE, Thousand Oaks, California
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someone took
the time
from me

stole
my world
the life
gave it away
to Atlas
hero/ liberator
or rebel
what now

ask Sisyphus

The author's comments:
This poem is particularly inspired by some philosophy I've read, including Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" and Albert Camus' "The Myth of Sisyphus." You can read the poem down either the collumns or continuously horizontally for meaning. Each time I read it, I continue to find multiple facets of meanings behind the words!

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