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Question Mark

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Question Mark

I think I am like this question mark
not knowing which way to go;
what is my spark?
Life can be confusing, tumbling, 
and circling in my mind
never knowing what to find.
So when I see this question mark,
I see me.

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  1. Date: 8/26/2009 6:52:00 AM
    Shannon, you amaze me with your poetry. I truly enjoy reading each and every poem you write. Please continue with your endeavor. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/31/2009 5:23:00 PM
    Interesting view on so many questions; life, our existence, give no answers... Very nice write, Shannon. Watch your back!! : ) Ruben.

  1. Date: 7/25/2009 2:11:00 AM
    A 'chip off the old block' Shannon,may your talent flower here like your Mom.Thank you for your kind words and comments on my endeavours.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/23/2009 12:37:00 PM
    Shannon, for a new writer to The Soup you are getting quite a few comments. I think is speaks to the insight of your poetry. Keep on writing. I hope you are enjoying it. Thanks for the kind words on my poem. Have a nice day! Mom

  1. Date: 7/23/2009 4:09:00 AM
    This is quite insightful. Forgive me if this sounds nitpicky but I would love it if the title was the actual ? symbol, the literal mark of the questioner. Granted that may turn people off who are more used to seeing actual letters. you could always flip the mark upside down to gain a different perspective, see if your questions look any different in a new light.

  1. Date: 7/14/2009 4:25:00 PM
    So much depth and insight in this poem. I think that most can relate to times like this. Gives the reader something to ponder. Keep up the good writing. Mom

  1. Date: 7/13/2009 12:52:00 PM
    dropping by again to say how much I love it.... enjoy your day..

  1. Date: 7/13/2009 12:47:00 PM
    Personally I think the question mark adds some flavor to poetry... People use to make fun of me for doing so but I see its becoming a trend. Enjoyed this poetry and have a great day.

  1. Date: 7/12/2009 12:53:00 AM
    Good question Shannon.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 8:28:00 PM
    Yeah, we all ask questions, philosophize & get stucked in the valley of decision... Wonderful piece, great link between you & question mark,You are such a great poet, please keep writing...sharing your thoughts with us. Best wishes with your writings. Great you Shannon ! Adeleke

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 7:40:00 PM
    Thought provolking poem, looking deep inside, nice flow and message. Thanks for sharring Judy Riley

  1. Date: 7/11/2009 7:00:00 PM
    I think the author knows that just being is very special! and by itself, influences others in a positive way!!! great write! Shannon!! jim