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Personal Questions

What do you think?
Nothing.  Again, nothing.
I am as colorless as clear water,
as reflective as a mirror, as empty as a room
everyone just left.
What do you feel?
Nothing.  Once more, nothing.
I am as passive as a stone,
as fluid as a stream,
as shallow as a saucer...
Why do you lie?
I do not lie --
you see my exposed shell,
the walls inside which I
have become dessicated, shrunken,
hard, withdrawn --
an oyster, a clam, a snail --
a distracting polished whelk.

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  1. Date: 5/23/2015 1:54:00 AM
    Hi Leo.. Here's a fun Shout Out for being a featured Soup Poet on the home page.. I'm impressed with your write! Hope you get to take advantage of the long weekend.. Blessings!

  1. Date: 5/18/2015 1:51:00 PM
    LEO, Congratulations on having your poem featured this week. SKAT love

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 12:07:00 PM
    I really enjoyed reading this one today..Very poetic and descriptive..Creative thought process brought this one forth..Sara

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 11:53:00 PM
    Just lovely! And so true of most people - silence is preferred because answering means more questions. I love the image of an empty room in by whereas it is vacant there is a possibility of it being occupied again. Well written free verse this!

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 7:08:00 PM
    I like the idea that as "colorless" as one may be they in turn tend to reflect the beauty around them, often never knowing. A very deep piece of writing. Stephen.