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Of all the thoughts
man's mind was
equipped to have:

the envious
the murderous
the suicidal
the joyous
the inexplicable

none come quite as dangerous as the
thoughts he gets in the shower. 

they make reality drizzle
on his cold feet
and wet his hair
with possibility

as loneliness reeks 
fresh through 
shampoo bottles

these thoughts they
put him back in his

they seep through,
by the water that never runs out.

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  1. Date: 5/4/2011 10:50:00 AM
    My goodness this had me on edge. Good feelings of course. Incredibly intense...

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 2:56:00 PM
    Nice full of deep meanings while taking a shower with apt images, Maya

  1. Date: 1/25/2011 2:43:00 PM
    and if only some,if not most,can plug the drainhole and avoid all the loss of such well thought out thought ?!! :)) nicely done,i like the symbolic touches which also go along with the nature of things....salam , jay