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Sixth Sense


I am not talking about the movie but a psychological phenomenon.

People have a sixth sense that guides your daily decisions.

You don’t know you have it, as it’s based in your subconscious mind,

Where past experiences and mistakes record as clear visions,

However your conscious mind only registers these memories as part of a picture.

It guides you to turn a specific way when you have never been there before,

When meeting someone new, like my future husband, made me realize he was who I would marry. 

I haven’t seen God but he/she must exist as I’ve seen work that only a supreme being can do.

It helps you to contact a potential employer just the right time for a job interview.

For others, it may be getting a feeling of foreboding prior to a bad experience or

It’s knowing that your child is really sick without any clear symptoms.

It is why someone chooses a specific profession and they end up being really good in that job.

When a decision must be made, you somehow just know how to make it.

Our reactions are based on our modified memories and subliminal sounds.

Some call this a hunch, gut-reaction, while others call it intuition or instinct. 

I believe it is our sixth sense and one of our most important characteristics of humans,

It is what makes us choose the fork in the road less travelled.

Makes us second guess our decision or just know that it is the right decision.

Somehow knowing from the moment our feet hit the floor, it is a good day and things will be alright.

Written July 29, 2011
Contest "Who am I"
Placement 10th

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  1. Date: 8/9/2011 7:14:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Paula Swanson's "Who Am I" contest Lee. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 6:52:00 AM
    hey Lee, congrats on your win David

  1. Date: 8/6/2011 8:55:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, jag

  1. Date: 8/6/2011 10:42:00 AM
    CONGRATULATIONS for the placement in the contest~~~smile~~~*-*junjun

  1. Date: 8/6/2011 1:37:00 AM
    Congrats Lee on your exciting win with this outstand write in the contest ..enjoy with luv..

  1. Date: 8/4/2011 10:48:00 PM
    Lee, What you say is truly right, an open mind sets the spark alight, never doubting, stronger will, correct the hunches, might you chill, the masters pattern, a delight... xo, Don

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 8/4/2011 11:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh your responses are charming, your rhyming alarming, I thank you for your kind word, its so lovely I feel absurd. (only work I could think of that rhymed). Thanks xo Lee
  1. Date: 8/4/2011 8:51:00 PM
    so true you might also concider we can sense a change in the [current] around us we all have energetic bodies as well as physical ones, after all muscle movement is an electrical discharge between cells ;) Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting perhaps you can give me a contest entry in A.C, D.C A.D. B.C Light & Love

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 8/4/2011 9:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Debbie for your comments. Its funny you would suggest the contest. I was just reading it over and pondering. I have a busy next few days, but if there's still space next week, I'll give it shot. Thanks so much. Lee
  1. Date: 7/29/2011 8:24:00 AM
    I make use of my sixth sense frequently Lee ..this is an exciting write and adventuresome thoughts as to the deep root of it all.. luv..explicit expressions make this one a winning poem for the contest.,..good luck...

    Ramage Avatar Lee Ramage
    Date: 8/4/2011 8:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Linda for your kind comments. Lee