Poem of the Week: July 22, 2007

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Poem of the Week: July 22, 2007

Post by heinzs » Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:34 pm

Winner: Poem of the Week: July 22, 2007
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One Final Time
by thief of dreams

Moonlit fields
Slide by the window
The silver sickle hard at work
Cutting down wheat
As the odometer climbs
Steadily passed safety

The road dips and curves
Into a forest of evergreens
Living statues of ancient beings
Shaking branches in sympathy
Roll the windows down
Let in natures symphony

The echo of the engine
Quick squeal of tires
Straining to stay on course
As I press harder the accelerator
Losing myself to the memories
Suicide vindicator

Explode from the tree line
Shooting up a small incline
Bathed in the full moon
As it hangs bloody and waiting
Over the bend
Above rolling hills of alone
Calling for me to ascend

The rush of the wind
Filling the car like a cyclone
I remove my glasses
Hold them at arms length
Let them tumble from sight
Swallowed by the darkness
I won’t need them tonight

The ocean glistens
Waiting to embrace me
One final time
Crash through the warning sign
The impact like a gunshot
As the wood explodes
I rise from my seat
As the car leaves the cliff
Free falling in silence
Watching the sparkling sea
Welcoming me
One final time

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Post by Spazway » Mon Jul 23, 2007 6:33 am

Congrats, Terry!!! :bow: :mrgreen: Well deserved indeed!
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Post by thief of dreams » Mon Jul 23, 2007 12:54 pm

:oops:
"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler."
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Post by nekot » Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:03 am

Spazway wrote:Congrats, Terry!!! :bow: :mrgreen: Well deserved indeed!
Dittos!!!!

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