Below is the poem entitled Consideration which was written by poet
Napier. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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I was about to think, and then I began to think about what I was about to think about. I am thinking, thinking about what I am thinking about, to see if I should be thinking about what I am thinking about. I am thinking, thinking about my thoughts: What if I am thinking about that which I should not be thinking about? I am thinking, thinking about framing my thoughts. I am thinking, thinking about been certain about what I am uncertain about. I am thinking, thinking about doubt, thinking about getting it out.
I am thinking, thinking about thinking how to think. I am thinking, thinking that I am my thoughts. I am thinking, thinking that thoughts can lead the mind astray. I am thinking, thinking that I need to picture the change; before I attempt to change the picture. I am thinking, thinking that if I don’t understand the misunderstanding: I am bound to misunderstand the understanding.
I am considering my thoughts, considering my considerations; to see if what I am considering is worthy of consideration. I am considering words, word as in word – word is in race, word as in place, word like space – spacious space, inner space, outer space, head space, foot space, and my space. I am considering, considering maintaining pace within this universal space. I am considering, considering that I don’t have to do what I intend to do – but I must do something even when I am doing nothing.
I am considering words, words like implosive and explosive, inclusion and exclusion, attraction, distraction and extraction. I am considering light: Flashlight, searchlight, spotlight, high light, low light, sun light, star light, stop and go light, brakes light, tail light and head light. I am considering word like minefield. I am considering mine. Mine as an explosive device: Mine as a valuable resource - mine as belonging to me. I am considering, considering the value of my mine. I am mindful; mindful of mining this mine of mine, which is worth more than all the diamond, gold and silver mines.
By H. Delgado Napier (Spolly)