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Wisdom's Clarity Lost

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Wisdom's Clarity Lost


Trapped in a quagmire existence
Mind over matter has shattered
The real becomes imaginative
Spinning in a hurricane of confusion

Extinct thoughts plunder reality
As tangible objects beseech memories bold
Reaching for the unattainable
With blinded eyes and deafened ears

Clarities benevolence escapes reach
When death the heart does breach
Wisdom to know the difference 
Lost in the murky waters of grief



By:  Debra Squyres 1-20-11

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  1. Date: 1/26/2012 9:05:00 AM
    Beautiful poem. Yes, we do sometimes despair but we must remember that in our darkest hour our faith must shine through. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/25/2012 5:50:00 PM
    Thanks, Debra, am glad you found my poem inspirational. Wisdom that comes from God is the best wisdom of all. Man thinks he's so wise, but little does he know......Love, Maureen

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Clean the cobwebs from your mind. And in the morning you will find, that what you thought in your darkest hour. Sanity removed with a defogging shower.

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 8:48:00 AM
    When we let ourselves become so mired in grief that we are literally drowning and life seems to lose it's meaning, this is the true meaning of the word, "despair". Despair is a sin because it means you have lost your faith. Despair is the loss of hope and without hope you have no faith in anything. You must never allow anything to do that to you because it puts a wall between you and God and Jesus came to tear down that wall. A fine write. Good entry for the conntest. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 8:12:00 PM
    Very descriptive writing. One of the more imaginative entries I've seen recently.

  1. Date: 1/21/2012 2:20:00 PM
    I think it is an excelleent poem. So many get lost in these feelings and you give insight into the problem. All the best in the contest!

  1. Date: 1/21/2012 2:04:00 AM
    Nice poem enjoyed reading it and thanks for commenting in my poem......spandan.

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 5:20:00 PM
    Amazing one leads mind to think ahead in a hurricane of confusion, loved and enjoyed. Best wishes for the contest, bl

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 11:58:00 AM
    Oh you did grief justice in your poem Deborah- clarity is lost in the unreal. Blessings and thank you for your kind words to my work also, Bren : )

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 9:44:00 AM
    Interesting, Debra...good luck in the contest.

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 1/20/2012 11:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol....that tells me it needs work!!! I'll revisit it later when my mind is clearer.
  1. Date: 1/20/2012 8:03:00 AM
    Been there..Sometimes our lives become mundane..Sara