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The Wontry Winter of Why

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The Wontry Winter of Why

In this hope 
Where nobody survives

In this place
Where babies wither 
And die

All I ever wanted  to know
All I ever wondered
About

Disappeared upon your kiss
That last illusion
In 
The Wontry Winter of 
Why

Fever spreads
Takes another 
Victim

And the castle 
Can't protect you

Can’t
Stop the slide

The race never 
Ends

A futile search for
Infinity

In places that
Eat you 
Alive

Pass the salt
Place it inside
The wound

Try to 
Smile

While your blood burns
Blisters
Within its
Tortured 
Tomb

Now 

Ask the question

Where did it go?

Ask the question

A million times

And 
You
Will 
Never
Know

In this poem
Where thoughts melt
Before they 
Concretize

In this life
Where true meaning
Is rarely 
Realized

All I ever wanted  to know
All I ever wondered
About

Disappeared upon your kiss
That last illusion
In 
The Wontry Winter of 
Why

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  1. Date: 5/9/2012 9:08:00 AM
    An interesting piece...I enjoyed reading it today.

  1. Date: 5/9/2012 8:08:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry this morning Catman. Hope you have a great day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/9/2012 4:42:00 AM
    Catman a stunning piece of work.. is 'concretize' poetic licence, ex...David