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I wrote this shortly after I could define the word - so I was pretty young with vocabulary, but never too young to overthink things.


(Which I have on occasion described as a "complicated fake")

This rock was here when I was small,
I used to sit on it, my own little throne;
but now a shrub has grown and I have to
push it back to see my make-believe world -
funny what sophistication does ...

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 5/18/2018 4:45:00 AM
Hi Craig! For a short piece, this one makes me think a lot-- admittedly I am a fellow overthinker. I enjoy pieces like this that makes me mull over some things, plus somehow, makes me think of Rodin's The Thinker on a shrubby rock ;) I also dropped by to say a big thank you for my wow placement in your latest contest. I was Not expecting that at all. So much so, that I wasthisclose to removing it from the contest but I got busy, hehe. I'm humbled & honored that you'd deem it that worthy contd
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Date: 5/18/2018 4:49:00 AM
I saw your contest, and somehow felt compelled to join. Thank you so much again and I'm so happy that you liked that piece--that one sort of just spilled out of me when I wrote that-- you are so kind with what you said about it & I hope that it also somehow gets to the heart of the reader. I'm weird, that one is posted over an old post, somehow didn't feel like posting it as a "new" poem. God bless you :)
Date: 5/17/2018 11:20:00 PM
A subtle, sophisticated (or sophist) piece, indeed. Enjoyable and thoughtful, and certainly a trip back in time for many of us......Good job, and I enjoyed it.
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