Yeah I know what you're

April 23, 2013
By migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." --Marcus Aurelius


Yeah I know what you’re
for. I know the furtive thinking,
waiting, lips poised at the edge of a
thick glass drunk on wonder
and alone.
I know all your wakings up and your
goings to and fro;
they are set on my collarbone like pearls
swinging. Like
pearls breaking.
Yeah I know what you
are, that longlimbed thinfingered appartion
that sits patiently on my bedsheets
and breaths. Gently. In.
Out.
And beautiful, besides.



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migwam ELITE said...
on Apr. 29 2013 at 6:01 pm
migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
240 articles 20 photos 152 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." --Marcus Aurelius

Pretty fine interpretation of that, Mckay. Heavens, heavens. Thank you for the comment :)

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 29 2013 at 4:22 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I feel as though the speaker feels an emptiness even though she or he may have "the One". It adds more emotions to the poem. I may be wrong but that's what I feel. I love the pear swining part. And the final sentences of breathing in and out. Ah, lovely.


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