In Denial

Ponytail by Last Exit




The truth floats heavily
Suffocating the room
Curling up within every corner
Every crevice
To make it's bed
To peer inside your
Soul- Judging
Your lack of action
Until you set it free

Dana



For the Mag!
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23 comments:

  1. oh nice....and true
    on how convicting the truth
    can be...if we see it.

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    1. Yes, it's staring right at us whether we want to believe it or not. Thanks Brian!!

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  2. ... and the truth shall set you free. (sorry, I could not resist.)
    Splendid writing ...

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    1. Thank you Helen! I actually expected that!! haha

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  3. Powerful lines! I enjoyed the ending especially.

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    1. Thanks!! I appreciate you stopping by to visit!

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  4. Oh, that's a very heavy message. The image of that black inky smoke is a very apt image for truth withheld.

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  5. Such a powerful and beautifully composed poem =)

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    1. Thank you! I really appreciate your kind words!

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  6. Yes...was is it I feel like saying AMEN?? Ha! Nicely penned!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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    1. I was thinking that myself as I was writing it!! Thanks!

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  7. Denial does feel suffocating until released!

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    1. Yes it does... it'll choke you until you finally decide to see it. Thank you Robyn!

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  8. Sharply effective; well done.

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    1. Thanks Berowne!! I appreciate you taking the time to stop by.

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  9. Dont think ive ever seen a constellation or complex so eloquently, elegantly described....

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    1. Wow... thank you very much!! You are so sweet to say that.

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  10. Loved this; so much said in a few well chosen words

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  11. Love the notion of floating truth...

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