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Poem: Prelude to a poem to Define Me

Updated on December 11, 2012
Meisjunk: Yours truly!
Meisjunk: Yours truly!

A poem forms!

I started to describe a poem, and the prose had a certain rhythm to it. It was instantly clear to me that my mind was writing a poem. This is the prelude. There is a link to the poem I'd meant to describe below. Enjoy both. =)

I feel

I feel
I'm losing myself.

I'm torn between understanding
of me and understanding
what the world expects.

I'm torn between
the demands of my dreams,
and what the world demands of me.

And sometimes I'm torn so fully
I forget what "me" means.

© 2011 Jennifer Kessner

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      legitimo 5 years ago from UNITED STATES

      I vote it up it was interesting and useful,and short and sweet.I will be following you hope you follow me.

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      Kathy 5 years ago from The beautiful Napa Valley, California

      Very good, meisjunk! Love it and so true.

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      Jennifer Kessner 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      @legitimo: Thanks so much for the comment, and for the follow! =) I hope you enjoy my other stuff.

      @Lucky Cats: Thanks! =)

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      Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

      Short and sweet and right to the point...very well done.

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      Jennifer Kessner 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Thank you! =)

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      Nicole Canfield 5 years ago from the Ether

      Meisjunk - I think we've all been here before. Find out who you are, because you are a beautiful person. By the way, your green eyes are simply gorgeous!

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      Jennifer Kessner 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Thanks, Kitty! =) Yes, I think we all go through this too. I'm slowly but surely figuring out who I am. xD Thanks for the comment as usual!

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Nice!..very nICE, Meisjunk. You are the only person who know your inner self. and you are the one of charge. Not that want to flatter you, but your eyes are Georgeous too. Cheer up and remember, life is a constant fight that make us look for that light at the end of the tunnel

      LORD

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      Jennifer Kessner 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Thanks for the comment, Lord! =)

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      DREAM ON 5 years ago

      I loved the poem and the picture of you shows confidence and beauty.Thanks for sharing.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      The earth is torn between day and night, while we are torn by dream and reality. Loved your work

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      Jennifer Kessner 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      @Dream On: Thank you so much! =)

      @Vinaya: So simply put! Thanks for understanding.

      And thanks to you both for reading and commenting!

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