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My Far Side

You say, I’m too far, towards the far side? It’s a hazard of my left-handedness, that I see the logic in abstraction. Worlds lay within worlds and colors bleed personality; Oh, it may be distasteful in the world of mathematics to give a square five sides; not in my world, it’s a box with the lid open. Into that box I pour my imaginings, things that only I can see of which, some folks display their jealousy; they accuse me of being backwards, of not following the rules. In my world, rules are shades of grey, monotone monotony, my imagination does not obey. No one tells me that a cow can’t be purple, that clouds can’t speak or that you can’t draw the invisible realms. Step into my guitar and dance, it’s playing itself for you. I’m an original, you see and I travel in imagination’s zone.

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Date: 9/18/2021 6:09:00 PM
M.L., It's nice knowing the far side in abstract. Are the clouds still speaking to you? I wish to learn the language they speak. -Richard
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Date: 11/13/2020 11:46:00 AM
Thank you! I also am left handed I have been told many times I was an orginial and I always felt that rules were made to be broken David
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 11/3/2021 12:13:00 PM
You've got that right! We lefties must stick together.
Date: 11/12/2020 3:08:00 PM
So very insightful and opening up to your true self . . . Cool
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Date: 11/12/2020 1:32:00 PM
I’m an original too, so I really appreciated this poem. Like you, people questioned me and tossed and poked, making me feel like I was under a microscope. I love the way you put it! Yes, I just needed to invite them to step into my guitar and dance!
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 11/28/2020 5:25:00 PM
Oh yes, thanks and stay well.
Date: 11/12/2020 10:03:00 AM
As an engineer I enjoyed this write for there is great joy in exploring matters defined by other than the call of logic. Thanks for the write ! Darrell
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Date: 11/12/2020 10:02:00 AM
This is a fascinating, creative poem, ML. I really like it.
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Date: 11/12/2020 10:02:00 AM
As an engineer I enjoyed this write for there is great joy in exploring matters defined by other than the call of logic. Thanks for the post ! Darrell
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Date: 9/4/2020 4:51:00 PM
such an awesome write :)
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Date: 2/11/2020 3:31:00 PM
Congrats on your POTD, ML. Well done.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 2/12/2020 2:43:00 PM
Thanks so much.
Date: 2/6/2020 5:21:00 PM
Unique and refreshing. A vivid and powerful imagination at work. Well done.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 2/7/2020 6:51:00 PM
Thanks.
Date: 1/27/2020 11:43:00 AM
This deserved POTD for sure! Wonderfully done!
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/29/2020 8:32:00 AM
Thanks so much.
Date: 1/26/2020 8:19:00 AM
A belated congratulations, ML.. Such an amazing and profound write! Really enjoyed your wonderful write, my friend.. This gem is going right into my faves.. Have a blessed day!
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/29/2020 8:32:00 AM
I'm glad you enjoyed it.
Date: 1/23/2020 1:28:00 AM
Back with congrats my friend for the honor bestowed upon you of POTD. Blessings, Jennifer.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/29/2020 8:32:00 AM
Thank you.
Date: 1/22/2020 12:33:00 PM
So impressive are your words, M.L. Kiser! How can we say such things to a poet! You draw, colour and soar with your pen, thoughts and feelings! Wide is your imagination! Wonderful is your rendition! And a great pleasure to read.. Congratulations on your POTD honour! My deepest regards and blessings.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/22/2020 1:31:00 PM
Thanks so much Besma, you always make me feel great.
Date: 1/21/2020 1:06:00 PM
Imagination is what makes a great poet I feel M.L. Congratulations on having this wonderful poem honored with Poem of the day! : ) xxoo P.S. I am a righty but all three of my daughter's are leftys.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:39:00 PM
Then you know me. Thanks so much Connie.
Date: 1/21/2020 5:29:00 AM
So left-handed people have a vivid imaginations. Enjoyed reading your work. Sara
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:40:00 PM
We do indeed though some are more logic-oriented. Thanks.
Date: 1/20/2020 11:17:00 PM
Love the square with 5 sides! Very creative! Congrats on POTD!
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:43:00 PM
Some see a polygon, some see a box with no lid, only a bottom. I see a square with a 5th side, a door that opens to a room and in that room...amazing things. Thanks Kim.
Date: 1/20/2020 6:44:00 PM
Oh my!!! I love Everything about this. :) I love the way you think. "Outside the Box" You like to "Scribble outside the Lines" Being creative, using the imagination, yes- that is what we do. A poet that doesn't follow the rules. Anything is possible. I love knowing that. Thank you for bringing a smile this evening. Congratulations M.L. Kiser, on Poem of the Day. I must save this. :) Brandy
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:45:00 PM
Wow, thanks so much Brandy. While sometimes we have to follow rules, we must also remember that we are the kings and queens of our own individual imaginations. The realms we create are endless. Happy creating.
Date: 1/20/2020 5:01:00 PM
I believe in purple people eaters...so there must be purple cows (lol) Very nice, M.L. Congratulations on POTD! Charlie
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:45:00 PM
Many thanks...why not?
Date: 1/20/2020 4:06:00 PM
MLK day!...lol Seriously, congratulations your well-deserved p.o.t.d. recognition! Loved this.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:46:00 PM
Many thanks Edward and I hope your MLK day was great.
Date: 1/20/2020 2:32:00 PM
Great choice for potd...
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:46:00 PM
Thanks so much.
Date: 1/20/2020 1:15:00 PM
Congratulations on your POTD. I Love Your Last Line. "I’m an original, you see and I travel in imagination’s zone." We must be traveling together. Have a wonderful day..........
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:46:00 PM
Climb aboard! Thanks.
Date: 1/20/2020 12:48:00 PM
Congrats on your POTD, M.L. May your imagination never be boxed in! Cheers, Gershon
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:46:00 PM
Wow, thanks Gershon.
Date: 1/20/2020 11:29:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD.
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:46:00 PM
Thank you Eve.
Date: 1/20/2020 11:08:00 AM
Wow! Congratulations on POTD! This is a Fave for me. Well done. Chantelle
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M. L. Kiser
Date: 1/21/2020 3:47:00 PM
I'm glad you enjoyed it and thanks.
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