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An Ode To Prufrock

Updated on April 6, 2017


Maturity

Partition of experience and ignorant youth

Irony

There will be time

A generous calculation of the fool


This is not it at all

Crippling dread

Tongues of flame paralyzed by truth

Pleadingly, the mime evoked the muse

Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse


I grow old, I grow old

Esteem shattered by a fortuitous glimpse

The incarnation of age grasped for youth

Vanity’s counterfeit virtue pallid

A contradictory reflection-

The mirror reveals the elusive truth


I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker

Future’s unknowing fortune begs an urgent appeal

Age's consequence embitters an obstinate soul

Past but a coveted instant

Potential but a fading dream


And how shall I presume?




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      i-get-it 5 years ago

      Completely Blown Away. Great Wprk!