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Conceptual Grains

I sometimes wander
into the wilderness of doubt
…off the beaten path
of conformity
My spirit walking barefoot
through contradictions
gathering the dust
of beliefs to trust

What’s seen at first
as a barren land
is filled with discarded ideas
Philosophies and concepts
of different mindsets
are as many
as the grains of sand

Sifting and sieving
these conceptual grains
is a task that’s not in vain
Spending some time
in solitude
allows the spirit
to commune
with the brain

©Debra Squyres 2013  

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  1. Date: 12/31/2013 11:20:00 AM
    The path of empty single sense can leave you lost up on the fence. But share it with the one above, your not alone, you now know love. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 12/29/2013 9:08:00 PM
    I do write in solitude as well, but it's not always the case! Some of my most romantic poems are written in the presence of my wife! I love reading this awesome write here my friend! What a glorious piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 12/29/2013 3:45:00 PM
    A fellow solitude thinker of keep thoughts, yes i have to get away sometimes just to collect my silent moments passage of tranquility, man do we all writers need our silence it is worth more than gold iself, loved your write. cheri

  1. Date: 12/29/2013 9:43:00 AM
    Debra I love this, especially that part about solitude, you made me smile today.. Happy New Year to you and your loved ones :)