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Shifting Solubles

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Shifting Solubles

the existence of known solubles
be they spiritual, molecular or imaginary
derivations, vain or divine

Protest
Implode
Disappear
Relinquish
Begrudge
Refuse
Rebel
Resist
Rebuke
Ignore
Mock
By chance, plot or plan

take maternity shops for example
pay phones
bill of rights?
alarm clocks
constitution?
looking up from our handheld
electronic god to greet passersbys

purge our souls


03/08/13
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  1. Date: 8/19/2013 4:46:00 PM
    Pursed my lips...how could it be so good!

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 11:13:00 AM
    I genuinely love your style of writing, it is fresh and unique; it honestly inspires me! What I really love is the ending line- you couldn't have ended this poem more perfectly!

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 7:56:00 AM
    Thanks for commenting on my poems. And you have some great poetry too. I have a Wattpad account if you wanna read more poems of mine (there i write more things; and i am finishing my first two short stories which will be published on Wattpad soon; my Wattpad username is rubandro). Thanks again.

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 2:30:00 PM
    thought provoking indeed, Jimbo

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 3:27:00 PM
    Great! This is something to ponder while stuck in our daily lives. : ) How are you, James? Lately, Im not reading-commenting, but it doesnt mean I've forgot you or your writing. I'll be back...I'll be back. : ) Have a nice day.

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 3:12:00 PM
    Very thought provoking, and really well penned. Nicely done my dear poet friend :)

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 1:25:00 PM
    A very astute comment on the times we're living in... and I see it only getting worse! A great write, James!

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:38:00 PM
    Interesting work..Some look up from their cell phone or whatever it is they carry to try to connect to a real live human being..Interesting isn't it..Thanks for your visit to my work..I was delighted to see your comment and name there..I say that the tree frog has rubber stoppers on their feet and are great predictors of rain..Sara

  1. Date: 3/10/2013 12:02:00 PM
    Indeed. So much going on around us Well done. Hugs Deb