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Staring into Distance

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Staring into Distance

He stares

into the distance of the days,

of those gone and of those yet to come --

he touches no one,

is touched by no one.

Yet noisy commerce

around him flows, constant movement;

but movement without a change of place,

no progress forward, no backward retreat --

an illusion of movement, only.

He sees youths --

with no sense of self --

and leathery crones,

unhygienic vagrants,

no place to go,

assailed by noises --

a repetitious assault

upon the ear and air.

Still he sits,

in frozen semi-trance,

staring always inward,

but also into distance,

sentient and inert.

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  1. Date: 6/22/2014 1:06:00 AM
    You are a very gifted poet - I am so glad you commented and that I subsequently found your work. Great poem, thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 1:59:00 PM
    I like this poem Leo especially the ending. Well done. Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:15:00 PM
    A fine inner feelings of frustrated soul nicely expressed