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Drowning Inertia

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Below is the poem entitled Drowning Inertia which was written by poet Zaida Ruiz. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Drowning Inertia

I spend my days
Trying to reconcile
Who I am With who I'd like to be
Making choices that further 
Blind and defeat me
I've lost the inertia of my life
with the intimate knowledge of my failures and shortcomings
in hand 
I wait
Feeling pale and lost 
in the wicked pull of things 
I know I cannot have
The world moves over me
A massive current
drowning a grain of sand

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  1. Date: 2/16/2013 12:16:00 PM
    Zaida we are what we are, and you can write very well...David

    Ruiz Avatar Zaida Ruiz
    Date: 2/16/2013 1:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you David. It's just hard to embrace the person I've become. I'm sure I won't always feel this way. Thank you for your kind words.