Say what?!

March 14, 2013
By Anonymous

"What if the Hokey Pokey is what it's really all about?"
Everyone asks it.
In not so many words-
What the hell is it all about?
"You put your right foot in,you put your left foot out... that's what it's all about!"
Is it?
Is my whole life just one long meaningless nothing?
What matters, anyway?
Don't give me crap about "the wind on a crisp Autumn day."
I don't care if the dew tastes like sunshine.
There is no pot of gold at the other end of the rainbow;
I've followed enough to know.
So the Hokey Pokey, I guess.
But no.
What matters?
What.
Here's the thought that came to me
in a light-bulb moment inspiration.
The "what" in our lives.
The questions.
Every wonder.
"What will be tomorrow?"
Tomorrow.
It matters.
What?
What about me?
What about God?
What about love and laughter?
What the hell is it all about?
Every What that Waited to Wonder,
it matters.


The author's comments:
Someone once told me the quote "what if the Hokey Pokey is what it's really all about?", and for some reason, it hit me hard.
Because I'm always asking myself that.
What if life is nothing?
So I wrote this poem.
Sometimes I read my poem, and I'm like- "woah, hey, this is not bad."
Sometimes I read it, and think "what was I trying to say when I wrote this?"
Most of the time I don't even get it.
But I hope that readers will. I never showed it to anyone, but maybe, just maybe, someone will read my poem and get it.

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Beef. PLATINUM said...
on Mar. 17 2013 at 11:30 pm
Beef. PLATINUM, Kenmore, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I've got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?
- Maya Angelou, Still I Rise

Nothing ends
Nothing ever ends
- Dr. Manhattan, Watchmen

Is is meant to be got?


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