One Dark Night In The Middle Of The Day

One Dark Night In The Middle of The Day

It’s odd,

This confusion,

That perpetuates,

This illusion.

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Surely we are all,

Bound by these laws,

But this man before you,

Never was.

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I’m as much,

As I am certainly nil,

I am speed personified,

While perfectly still.

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As surely it was,

In that bright midnight,

When the two deceased lads,

Arose to fight.

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They faced each other,

Back to back,

Shot each other with swords,

And then made tracks.

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And the noise of the boys,

Became more absurd,

As it was heard by a public servant,

Who couldn’t hear a word.

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If you should ever doubt,

These words you hear,

Uncork some wine,

And have a beer.

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Forget everything,

That you may teach,

Stifle me,

With freedom of speech,

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Set me free,

Behind steel bars,

Heal me,

With freshly inflicted scars.

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Reveal to the blind,

All there is to see,

Cover your ears,

And listen to me.

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This man before you,

You swear you see,

He never was,

And never will be,

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~Micky Dee~

11-01-13

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jhamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

Very, very well done. You are a master with the pen. Jamie


jandee 2 years ago

Very enjoyable Micky,

best from jand


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justom 2 years ago from 41042

What up brother? Haven't spent much time on HP (almost none :-) Hope all's well with you, at least as well as possible. Love the words and that pic, nice job! Peace!! Tom and Justin


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wayne barrett 2 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Very interesting...in a good way. Up!


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Minnetonka Twin 2 years ago from Minnesota

Very powerful images in this poem Micky. I see the symbolism and meaning. Love that photo of you. Your so cool!


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Dim Flaxenwick 2 years ago from Great Britain

This is wonderful. How did l miss it until today? Don;t know but so glad l've read it now. You never fail, Micky.

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