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Bliss

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Bliss

my soul is lost in a world of thorns 
and the fabric of my being mourns 

the complexities of life weigh heavy on my shoulders 
as experience and wisdom come down like crashing boulders 

oh how i mourn the days of ignorance when life was such a bliss 
i never knew that "NOT"knowing something was something i would miss 

i never knew that life back then was such a wonderful endeavor 
as i often wish that life in bliss would always last forever 

it seems as though i was better off with innocent thoughts instead 
i rather walk in innocence than walk among the dead 

i feel like dead men walking as my soul reaches into darkness 
i see the shimmer from the reapers sickle reflecting from it's sharpness 

a doorway of emptiness fills my soul full of guilt and fear 
and when life becomes full of wisdom death becomes so clear

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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 4:44:00 PM
    Lost in a world of thorns.... well done ..like living on the edge... <3 if you do read poems on the soup... read my latest if you like, John... take care....always~ Linda

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 2:55:00 PM
    Congratulations on your Win John, so very true. Elizabeth

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 6:14:00 AM
    Great poem John, it is so very true! It is very striking. Audrey

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 10:10:00 PM
    Congratulations on your great write. Best regards, Jon

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 9:05:00 PM
    WOW,John. This is DEEP and this is GOOD. Congratulations on this poem. I so relate to it. I long for those days of innocence!!

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 11:33:00 AM
    I think we all come to a certain point where we wish we could play the ignorant card and getaway with it ;) I enjoyed this write of yours John! Congratulations on your win ;)Wilma

    Castro Avatar John Castro
    Date: 1/9/2012 12:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol wilma
  1. Date: 1/9/2012 10:13:00 AM
    Yes the ignorance of youth did reward with bliss that is not available as we age. Hope being a big winner compensates. Love, Joyce

    Castro Avatar John Castro
    Date: 1/9/2012 12:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol thank you mrs joyce lmao
  1. Date: 1/9/2012 8:41:00 AM
    Rather dark, but well written John. Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 6:45:00 AM
    Brilliant write John, thoughts coming through clear as water, love always, vie

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 6:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on you win in Brian's contest John. Love, Carol

    Castro Avatar John Castro
    Date: 1/9/2012 12:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you for the comments mrs carol