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I Write

If you could only see the world the same way that I do,
You would have to see that it has a crowded view.

Bits and pieces of random things that to me seem inviting,
Get included as elements into the play that I am writing. 

You complain that you’ve told things to me but I say I’ve never heard,
While an old Twilight Zone has dialogue that I’ll remember word for word.

And sometimes at night a smile will come across my face,
As I run lines in my mind until I figure out the pace.

Would it drive you nuts to know that there’s a stage inside my mind,
Where actors are working diligently on a set that I’ve designed?

And I know the worst part of it for you, the thing that you really dread,
Is when our son will start to laugh as he watches cartoons in his head.

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  1. Date: 12/8/2011 9:37:00 AM
    Wonderful! Do read through mine ..

  1. Date: 11/8/2011 4:42:00 PM
    VERY fluid and cool poetic thoughts!

  1. Date: 11/5/2011 12:52:00 AM
    Awesome! It will always re-echo in my mind. Tor.

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 9:47:00 AM
    you have a unique way of seeing things. I like how you portrayed them as a conversation with your wife. very realistic and awesome to picture a stage in your mind. your ending couplet is excellent - perfect for this story! the future awaits... :P

  1. Date: 10/24/2011 10:11:00 AM
    Thanks a lot for your nice comment, your poetry is very inspired and expresive.

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 10:07:00 PM
    spaekling runnnig commentaries that swim in your head.. eow, greeeat! :) huggs!

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  1. Date: 10/23/2011 1:42:00 PM
    Tony, those lines that run through your head are running through mine as well. Guess we get a lot of fragmented thoughts. Sometimes lines from a play I was in will come back to me with no provocation. I LOVE the last couplet!! Your son is only showing his creative imagination if he laughs at the "cartoons in his head." Like father, like son. Awesome! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 6:50:00 AM
    Cartoons are a good thing to have in your head. I liked it Tony. Now can you write one for me and title it "The Attack Of The Killer Tomatoe" Pelllleassseeee. It's an old movie. I hope you saw it. If not check it out. Love,Vie

  1. Date: 10/23/2011 6:42:00 AM
    Very good write my friend....Michael