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I will share you

Updated on January 29, 2013

A time has come to pass;

leaving shadows chasing the clock

and you look at me as though you've never seen me this way before

Only it's the 'you' that baffles me

I listen all day to the banter of old maids;

a constant upchuck of vowels and nouns and verbs

and search through the haze of chocolate frosting

through the forest fed by spring.

It's as though ' you' never existed

'You' who wears hooker red toes

'You' who finds selfishness an intolerable weakness.

'You' who hears from spirits in

ghostly dreams

'you' who wakes

and walks through haunted rooms

'you' with great hair.


But still it seems

'You' will not eat your cake.


'You' who is all these things but claiming none of them as 'you',

Who is 'you' and why do her eyes gaze this way?

trying to soak up something

shes never seen before

I'll find 'you' somehow - someway

and when I do

I'll share you with the world.

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    • frankieonfire profile image
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      frankieonfire 4 years ago from Eureka, CA

      Yup - its like a pep talk or pep rally in the privacy of ones moments of self-depreciation; a choice perhaps to be better, to be more true and honest about ones own limits and abilities.

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      Jose Velasquez 4 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

      Ok, I'm going to give this one a shot. This is a poem of self reflection and an acknowledgement that you are not being true to yourself. Am I right?

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      frankieonfire 4 years ago from Eureka, CA

      Glad you did! Thought it was appropriate for my first hub :)

      Thanks so much for reading!

      Cheers.

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      kathryn1000 4 years ago from London

      Very interesting style of writing...liked it,Kathryn

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      frankieonfire 4 years ago from Eureka, CA

      Your exactly right. A honest look into the soul, a period to self measure. Finding out exactly what I am made of. Thanks so much!

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      Fehl Dungo 4 years ago from close to you...

      It paints a lady looking in a mirror seeing herself in a period of soul searching. That's how I felt at fist read. Dont listen to me anyway LOL

      This, like your other hubs always have that crisp... Cheers!