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Barefoot Sigh Generation Machine

Updated on June 3, 2012

To nothing in particular...

By themselves sitting on the rock

Alone and waiting for the coming

Resting while reading the signs of the times

Everlasting wonder thrust into a little shell

Fearing all but afraid of only what is

Overpowered by the momentary relapse

Owning up to what is there for the giving

Time to face the vulture justice

Seeing what has been laid out in front

Intuitively wondering about the obvious

Grasping for what is readily at hand

Holding onto nothing when it is all said and done

Getting to the bottom of the well

Expecting to find the prophet but surprised

Now that he has found the man

Ever attendant but cut off

Realising the sum of all parts can never equal the whole

After all, didn't they tell him?

Time and time after time and time

Interlocked with the parts that are not seen

Oblique, still and piquant but in motion

Nothing new is old again

Many are the people who have said

All the things that have never been said

Carrying the shoes worn by traditionalists

Heeding the call of the new and the powerful

Indeed the times are all abuzz and abundant

Never less than now but never more than then

Expressions given now understood but still unseen


copyright (C) 2012 christopher w neal all rights reserved


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    • Chris Neal profile image

      Chris Neal 5 years ago from Fishers, IN

      Jamie -

      I thanked you for your compliments yesterday, but it diedn't post. Sorry! and Thanks!

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      Chris Neal 5 years ago from Fishers, IN

      Bobalink -

      Thanks for the votes! Glad you liked it!

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 5 years ago from Reno NV

      Awesome. Jamie

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      Civil War Bob 5 years ago from Glenside, Pennsylvania

      Voted this one up and interesting, Chris. It's also interesting that I JUST finished watching "Act of Valor" and it's on your least for now! Enjoy the day!