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The Awkwardness Of it All





I'm just getting started, though I'm not in control, But I am all dressed and indubitably, very well-composed, virtuously loved by many, with honored adulation exposed, so I lie and wait, but ready to go, anew, in my dapper clothes. A broken watch on a floor, as time ticks onwards as before, A kiss that's giving--believing, a kiss that's receiving--deceiving, The moon coasts to attuned hearts that are squabbling on a lane, Stars twinkle to sparkled wishes pouring from tear ducts of the hopeless, Night waves surge, tickling the traipsing shoeless of the fully-clothed. Baby falls to ahhs!--cries--carried, cuddled to coos, Then wide-eyed to wonders of weird faces of two adult fools, A writer's measure can be the length of a Tolstoy novel or the brevity of a Haiku, Mata Hari can read her victims like a book, while Cassanova can undress pages with his looks, The blessed and the bliss read scriptures from this, While Cain to the cursed cast spells and do their worst, From the sublime to the lowly, to the noteworthy and the ordinary, From Titanic's affluent first-class to her destitute in steerage, One day we will stand equals, titless bearing none other, The Book Of Life is read, there stands, once a king next to a pauper. 2019 September 13

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Date: 9/24/2019 8:27:00 PM
A broken watch on the floor, a kiss that's recvieing-deceiving, the moon coasts to attuned hearts, stars twinkle sparkled wishes...so many fabulous stanzas. Congratulations on a great win. a fav
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/24/2019 8:54:00 PM
Wow! Honored behind the blush, humbling ~ Aloha always William
Date: 9/24/2019 2:56:00 PM
Congrats on your win, William. Well done.
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/24/2019 2:59:00 PM
Thanks, Line ~ Aloha always William
Date: 9/24/2019 2:01:00 PM
Great understanding and perspective as always William. Love this! Lonna
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/24/2019 2:58:00 PM
My gratitude indeed ~ Aloha always William
Date: 9/24/2019 1:34:00 PM
This is remarkably poetic, of the sort I wish that I could write. And thus composed it has become the story of us all. One could scarcely imagine a greater audience.
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/24/2019 1:57:00 PM
I am humbled my friend ~ Aloha always William
Date: 9/24/2019 1:31:00 PM
William congratulations on your win in the contest with this excellent poem!
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/24/2019 1:56:00 PM
I appreciate it, my friend ~ Aloha always William
Date: 9/24/2019 11:47:00 AM
This is a very interesting poem William, I'm not too familiar with your writing but am impressed with this one, so many interesting word combos, very intriguing write, congrats on a fine placement!
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William Kekaula
Date: 9/24/2019 12:07:00 PM
I started off with death viewing life, then made slices in the narrative--My thanks ~ Aloha always William