My World (poem)

And so I saw my world today

To stray awhile with those I’d meet

Repeating laughs we shared before

Exploring what our neighbors hide

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There at the corner of our street

We greet the scenic ocean shore

Imploring us to stride beside

The tide perhaps enjoy a dip

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It didn’t seem like such a chore

Ignoring warning turn aside

Abide or else in rut you slip

A tip we should have listened to

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Then all at once our minds did glide

Inside lost caverns we did skip

And flip around awhile to skew

Our view confounded and unwound

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And then again there came this zip

A trip that brought me back anew

I knew my feet were on the ground

Astounded here I couldn’t stay

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Gypsy Rose Lee 14 months ago from Riga, Latvia

Most creative poetry. Many a time our lives get turned topsy-turvy.


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Nellieanna 14 months ago from TEXAS

Oh, Martin. This is a profound look inside such experiences, including the awareness that one can't stay at any point. Thank you! Interesting choice of music, too.

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