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Ripples

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Ripples

Good to have realised
but I already did,
that friends and people
pass and go,
but still;
the water walks alone.

Magnificent you suddenly appreciate
but I already grovel,
at the foot of the Earth
at the foot of your being,
but still;
the water walks alone.

And I keep seeming to give
impressions
that you all own me.
Some snare in the rope,
but it is mine!
I want the echo's
to stand up hairs on your belly.
But still;
it's only boxed water.

My blood and love despise me.
and I never understood why
I am unforgivable.
Perhaps it's just nature.
Sanding away my skin
drinking in suffocation
drowning out...

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  1. Date: 9/5/2011 9:51:00 AM
    poeticly precisely put together!! enjoyed today in the blessings of rain out of doors.

  1. Date: 9/5/2011 9:29:00 AM
    nice job here,keep it up.