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Running Out of Time

Updated on April 5, 2010

Misguided choices

Along this broken path

I sleep to pass time

I drink to pass out

I am high but my feet still touch the ground

I hear the voices but there is no sound

The sun is coming up and time is running out...

Out of food, out of gas, out of money

But full of doubt


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      thevoice 7 years ago from carthage ill

      great hub thanks read

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      Michael Shane 7 years ago from Gadsden, Alabama

      Great job figment!

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      Laurel Rogers 7 years ago from Bishop, Ca

      Haunting images-well done.

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      Angela Michelle Schultz 7 years ago from United States

      deep poem... makes me wonder what caused you to feel this way.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      deep poem, and it says so much by saying very little. i loved it. :)

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      Ann Nonymous 7 years ago from Virginia

      Very true words indeed, figment...thoroughy enjoyed it!

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      Rafini 7 years ago from Somewhere I can't get away from

      ((((hugs))))

      I don't know what to say but felt you might need a hug. :)

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      samboiam 7 years ago from Texas

      Been there. I want to link this poem to my latest hub. It is called "Why Do You Judge Me?"

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      Moulik Mistry 7 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

      BEAUTIFUL! Very well done...

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      Karli Duran 7 years ago from Texas

      Thank you

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      Cagsil 7 years ago from USA or America

      Very nicely written. Short and on point. Thank you for sharing. :)

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      Kishorilal 7 years ago

      nice one!

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      Andrea 7 years ago from Italy

      Concise, yet full of significance. Rated up.

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      logic,commonsense 6 years ago

      Yes, we all make bad choices, I've made my share, yet hopefully my next ones will be better

      thanks for sharing!

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      Richieb799 6 years ago from Cardiff, Wales UK

      This feels like my life sometimes, more like out of phone credit though! lol

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      Karli Duran 6 years ago from Texas

      funny Richie

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      Phoenix Poet 6 years ago from Somewhere Out West

      Hi figment!

      I meant to say I liked this hub but didn't get a chance until now.

      Sorry.

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      DevLin 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Doubt never seems to run out. Just like all mf "If's".

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      lxxy 6 years ago from Beneath, Between, Beyond

      So simple and short, but each line was lovely. Like the picture, too. And great backlinking. ;)

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      DREAM ON 6 years ago

      So much feeling and easy flowing.My heart goes out to people who live there life that way.

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      Tom Cornett 6 years ago from Ohio

      Perfect.....nice work! :)

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Stay right side up my Dear!

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ........a poetic excursion on the dark side of Desolation Row - and powerful words which haunt the mind long thereafter!

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      Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

      Your words here are dripping with raw emotion and pain. The darkness, the stuckness and pain. Nice job and powerful writing.

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