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Message in a Bottle

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Message in a Bottle

I am hollow, I exist,
The train that no one missed - 
Or wanted to catch anyway.
I am here, I am alive,
Seeking any joy I can derive
From another unpromising day.
I stay and I remain,
Life in the slow lane
As time drives away,
A hit and run, don’t look back,
Keep your eyes to the tarmac
And hope and wish and pray
For better, always better,
A bottle holds a letter,
A message gone astray;
No one listens because no one hears,
The world folds in and disappears,
As you return to earth, to clay.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2012 5:28:00 AM
    Nice poem... philosophical... Terry

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 5:22:00 AM
    Very well written Abi, like the message. - oxox Anne-Lise