Drifting Off Into The Unknown

What becomes reality

To space unknown

I'm drifting off to a world

Not my own

Sita will wait there

Upon her thrown

Chaste and ready

For me to be the perfect one

Mixed up dimensions

Swallow up beyond

Reality is miconstrewn

Waiting to become alive

It doesn't seem quite clear yet

We need to wait

Isn't it funny

How things come up late

I am building my dream

It takes much time and effort

Love it or hate it

It's mine to deliver

We are all born children

Innocent and sweet

Not all remain that way

Promises don't keep

Souls become entangled

Clever and wise may win

Their hearts though

Might be toiled up in sin

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gmaoli 4 years ago from South Carolina

"Souls become entangled

Clever and wise may win

Their hearts though

Might be toiled up in sin"

It's interesting how we start off in the world with a black and white view of right and wrong. It's easy for us to see things like that as kids, but when we grow up things become a lot more complicated than that.

This was an excellent poem! Voted beautiful and I'm sharing this around my FB and Twitter accounts!

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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Gmaoli for your kind words and for sharing. Great to see you! :)

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myownlife 4 years ago from london

Wow, beautiful poem,

certainly nothing remains constant as borns ,grows ,fades

this is all natural happenings.


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Curiad 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

Beautiful thoughts and words Caroline.

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Robwrite 4 years ago from Bay Ridge Brooklyn NY

Very nice. Very Proust-like, in it's reflection on the forfeiture of innocence by experience and the inevitablity of the loss of childhood's trusting look at the world.

Well done,


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tom hellert 4 years ago from home


Way groovy baby - waaay groovy or is it wavy gravy..I get those mixed up...Good sshhhh baby good sssshhhh


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The Frog Prince 4 years ago from Arlington, TX

You always seem to be able to provoke thoughts with your words. Good work as usual.


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DFiduccia 4 years ago from Las Vegas

Beautiful poetry with clever phrasing—DF

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

I like this..Our thoughts drifting into the unknown, sometimes brings clarity...

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mckbirdbks 4 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

Did you mean "micron strewn"?

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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco

wise way with well woven words. warm wishes.

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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

@ Hi Myownlife thank you! That is so true. :)

@ Hi Curiad thank you for your kind words. :)

@ Hi Robwrite thank you for that compliment and the kind words. :)

@ Hi TH thank you for stopping by. :)

@ Hi TFP thanks for the great compliment and stopping by. :)

@ Hi DF thank you for the kind words and compliment. :)

@ Hi Ruby thanks so much for your kind words and stopping by. :)

@ Hi Mckbird I need to check on that lol. :)

@ Hi Mhatter thank you very much. Warm wishes to you too. :)

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Real nice Caroline. Wise words and so true.

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SubRon7 4 years ago from eastern North Dakota

A "reality" poem, a wakeup call for us all. Nice work, Caroline!

IntegrityYes 4 years ago

That is good,Caroline. I definitely voted up.

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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Hi Gypsy thank you :)

Hi Jim thank you :)

Hi Integrity thank you :)

stessily 4 years ago

Caroline, Interesting imagery, interesting thoughts, interesting image of airborne dandelion seeds, which all children know carry our wishes out into the world, where sometimes our dreams are realized and sometimes we think that they are not. Interesting reference to Sita, whose symbolism of purity contrasts effectively with the last line of hearts "toiled up in sin". Deep, Caroline, deep.

Appreciatively, Stessily

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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thanks Stessily for reading deeper into the meaning of my poem. Your thoughts are always appreciated. :)

Kumiko 2 years ago

you are so talented!!!! love this weibste, the logo, the pics. so glad we have some caroline photos. we need to book a real session with you! love what you wrote. love to you and yours. xo helene and co.

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carolinemd21 2 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Kumiko. :)

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