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Water- Lauryn hill unplugged( Kian breakfast in bed)

I shouldn't spend so much time
in the forlorn
Saddened by the mistakes that haunt me
The past for which I can not change is gone for good
Rinsed down the drain.
And that's a good thing
A filtration system meant to recycle in 
the fresh experiences and insights that will
quench my thirst.
I wasn't the last and I wont be the first.

Love is alot like water, or a running spring, or maybe a well
Time will tell if this levy will break again, if my heart bursts open it could become a tsunami, the epic disaster would be immeasurable the carnage that devastates all who crosses the path.
The pain is palpable, disease is incurable, the number of affected people is a toll that is non billable. You do the math.

The water I speak of can be stream in a meadow,, It can be redirected as she could be swimming up stream with a different fellow. My heart is yellowed, afraid of this angry sea, Mighty storm torrential rain before me. Never mind that I can't swim, can't save you if I tried, besides who can swim and cry?
I've drowned in my failures drifting along until I found this life line
Now it's a combination of destiny, and time.
Will I beach at a paradise or beaten by the rocks while floating down stream. Sublime.

The water is a force, the beach beckons, can't have earth sans water. Can't have food, can't have rain, can't have showers, baths, soak pain away, rinse away, drink to cure, can be serene and pure. Visceral, celestial,natural, perennial, preferential, moving about my earth directing my new flow. Cleansing me letting it all go taken away lost in your ocean living off the idea that inside me will one day again grow.

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  1. Date: 6/24/2013 8:15:00 PM
    I loved every word water is like having a conversation with god. Reading your poem is like asking god's permission to have this conversation. I look forward to reading more of your poetry take care.

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 12:17:00 PM
    Congrats on your feature Kian, may your week start off as enjoyable as mine, SKAT

    Furnace Avatar Kian Furnace
    Date: 6/24/2013 1:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Skat I'm humbled you all have a wonderful medium for expression I love the camaraderie Yours, in Poetry! Kian.
  1. Date: 6/10/2013 8:02:00 PM
    Hi Kian , a deep approach on your fascinating first poem on the soup... This hear my friend is a sweet welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan....... God Bless........... Hugs* SKAT

    Furnace Avatar Kian Furnace
    Date: 6/10/2013 11:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hello, all I don't want you to think i'm dropping in my poems and not staying to socialize i'm in a tough stretch on all fronts. Poetry is my release. It's my safe place. I'm happy to read everyones feed back and even more excited to visit your pages on the soup. Yours in Prose Kian!!!!
  1. Date: 6/4/2013 10:12:00 PM
    Kian, . Dropping in with a nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. My name is Linda; and I’m from the humid state of Texas. I’m here to invite you on over to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* please consider my contest* hopefully I can be one of your first poetry soup friends. If you ever need or want honest feedback on a certain poem let me know. Do not hesitate on clicking my name when you spot it on the soup. I look forward in following you and your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community; we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Always * Linda

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 2:25:00 PM
    , CONGRATS! ;-) ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 6/1/2013 9:51:00 AM
    Kian, Congratulations in Kim M's contest... have yourself a nice one... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 5:53:00 PM
    A very nice piece. Kim

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 1:16:00 PM
    Kian, a moving poem to read. - Welcome to P-Soup-Hope you will get much pleasure from sharing your poems here with us. - Have fun with poetry! - Welcome to read some of my poems. - Have a nice weekend. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)