Deep madness

July 13, 2013
Deep madness
Has brought me
Before the -
stars, moons and planets
All spinning wildly on an
Unknown axis

The universe is a spatial
Timeless plane
That is mine
for the taking

But it shrinks
and withers
and implodes

Though I know it’s there
It still finds a way to (softly) crumple
Into a speck of
glimmering stardust.

Beckoning worlds lay in my palm

And I know they are there waiting
For me to release their
And fathom in the

Of it all

But I hold back
Confined within a
Drifting reality and my own

I know there is infinity but

What can I do to
reach it?
I know that the unknowns are
out there

Waiting for my call

Eternity is
But do I dare to

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WordApprentice This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 22, 2014 at 7:55 pm
Fantastic says I. Love it! I usually have a very hard time reading poetry (despite writing it myslef) and can't get through any but haikus, but this was just wonderful. Keep at it, and may God bless.
PrayerGirl said...
Jul. 22, 2013 at 2:45 am
This was amazing, the vocabulary and meaning was just amazing, I truly loved it.
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