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THE ROOM REVISITED

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THE ROOM REVISITED

THE ROOM REVISITED

Eye of the cobweb
In my self-imposed room
I’m thinking
Thinking there is a world out there –
      To the perimeters and
      All between –
A world of living creatures
Creatures whose complete concern is
Survival 

In my comfy room
Eye of the cobweb
I fancy them
Cute
Or beautiful
Or ugly
Furry
Slimy 
Whatever
They are alive!
All, essentially, the same
Whose complete concern is
Survival 
All competitors
All predators

Eye of the cobweb
In my room revisited
I’m thinking
In reality
There is no “thing” about them
Cute
Beautiful
Ugly
Furry
Or slimy
They are alive!
All brothers
Caught up in this spinning, cruel world together

Eye of the cobweb
In my room revisited
I’m shedding tears










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  1. Date: 9/30/2013 9:31:00 AM

    Enjoyed this one..Did you remove the spider web then regret doing that or it this metaphoric language?..Thanks for the visit to my page..My soup is moving so slowly that it is slower than grandma...Ha!! Sara

  1. Date: 9/28/2013 8:54:00 AM

    Daver, glad you enjoyed my seasons dance. Soup is SO slow this morning. Is it that way sometimes with you?? I sure hope this is a temporary thing because I need to leave the house and cannot get to my comments quickly enough today. Have a great day, my friend. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 4:38:00 PM

    aha, I see y ou have posted it here. A really GREAT new poem from you, Daver. One of your best.

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 4:26:00 PM

    Love your thoughts here, Daver....compassionate...beautiful! jimbo

  1. Date: 9/24/2013 9:02:00 AM

    A very sad and touching poem Daver.... found the poem kind of loving then sad... when reminiscing.. always a fan ..LINDA