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Sunday, December 2, 2012

paradox

Image ( via Magpie Tales)
Object To Be Destroyed ~ Man Ray


I often wonder
where you've gone
usually after
I've had a bit of fun

you never wait
for me, or anyone
for that matter
always on your way

noiselessly spinning
healing wounds
dispensing tinctures
making fools

in circles you are
cursed, blessed
sucked and
wasted

try as I might
you will not be
forced or
hurried

you are
what I wish for
more than anything
yet

when I have you
in my hands
all I want to do
is kill you

Rene ~ December 2, 2012

For Magpie Tales

29 comments:

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    1. thanks!
      yeah, it is pretty clever, that...

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  2. ha. err...a bit of a twist there in the end...what you wish for yet wanting to kill them...smiles.

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  3. Maybe they know this and that's why they never wait around?

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    1. Ah they always come around
      You can set your watch by it

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  4. Very interesting twist at the end. I enjoyed the read

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  5. Oh, nice! Like a very clever riddle.

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  6. So humorous - a normal human relationship, hee hee. Very clever.

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  7. is "it" time? A riddle I would love to know the answer to...

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  8. That's a different kind of death threat! :)

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  9. Rene, kudos for drawing me in (beat, beat, beat) ... killing me (softly?) at the end.

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  10. How is it you manage to make the classic love~hate relationship seem so sweet? You are amazing, Rene.

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  11. Yikes...I wasn't expecting the end...

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    1. Yes. When the end comes it often takes us by surprise :)

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  12. Wonderful! I like you're writing so much Rene.

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  13. Ooh! Wonderful take on the prompt! I loved the rythym and flow of your poem, very nice. I also loved the little surprise darkness at the end. Thanks!

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  14. Do all wannabee pianists have dysfunctional relationships with their metronomes?
    Very entertaining Mag.

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  15. I think we all have secret longing to kill one! :-) (A metronome that is....lol)

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  16. As an architect, I've spent more than a few hours (and more than a few rounds) attempting to deal with wanting to destroy the order that gives life...and can strangle it.

    Yeah, it's like that.

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  17. I'm always trying to stop it. :)

    Great work, as always.

    Cheers,

    Casey

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  18. Ha, foodbye, pesky sky- walking Kaberoi ! Well done

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