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Self-Esteem (Free Verse improv)

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Self-Esteem (Free Verse improv)

At first, you compare, like side-by-side 
metronome tick and tock from (not) you to you and back.

At second tick, brick-by-brick are towers built in defense
against non-existent foes.  A miner's diligence, it takes
to dig beneath in roundabout ways; to catch off guard, 
defenses down.

At third tock, through periscopes you peer
submerged in oceans never mapped, gone
off to uninvited parties on battleboats in sailor 
hats, avoiding uncalled, unreal, unpassable 
muster.

At last (finè) alarm clock sounds
and wakes you up to morning self-esteem -
not generically from factory but naturally old-fashion
style with farmer's soil plus rain and sun,
with omega-3. 

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  1. Date: 11/5/2010 2:42:00 PM
    something with meat! to really ponder....Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/29/2010 8:42:00 PM
    Great work!! I see you have bee at the soup for a while... Hope you will be inspired and prolific in verse to share with the broth of poetry. Well done writing!

  1. Date: 10/28/2010 12:04:00 PM
    I am just starting to read today and I must say there are some exceptional poems posted. Glad yours was included in my reading today Chad. Love, Carol