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Entwined

Updated on March 7, 2012
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Entwined

By Tony DeLorger © 2011


Entwined endemically,

within the construct of humanity,

I bleed, grasp,

strive for atonement

from the guilt

of innate imperfection.

I drown

in my own fluids,

wallow in self-pity and

self-deprecation.

For I am human,

a leaf of a majestic oak,

riddled with infestation,

rotting from birth,

a slow, tedious demise,

by my own hand,

my ineptitudes,

bending,

swaying life

in a maelstrom

of earthly experience.

Entwined in life,

in people,

and strife,

in misery

and the pain

of knowing,

that I am with fault,

blighted.

I seek that which defines,

elevates me from my

hollowed core,

a reason for covering

my imperfection,

avoiding its influence

so I may attain

without judgement,

mind without regret,

soul without void.

I pray to aspire

more human than I,

less broken than I’ve been.


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      Tony DeLorger 6 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Thank you x2x3, I'm glad you appreciate my work. And welcome aboard, hope I continue to impress you with my offerings.

      Thanks will. Thanks for your kind words. Thanks for reading.

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      will345davis 6 years ago

      This was beautiful. You have a gift with words. Voted up

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      x2x3 6 years ago

      beautiful!!

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