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this world is an orb of misplaced passion

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I sink down
into the darkness,
a bitter smell
sweeps across me
and the world
talks of nonsense.
my tired mind
sputters out drivel
like the rest.
we are alike,
humanity and I,
lost in absurdity,
clawing for air.

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Written by burrben

June 20, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Posted in poetry

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  1. Should it be ‘gravel’ in the 8th line? If so, great line – I like the desperation of it all

    dunstancarter

    June 20, 2011 at 10:34 pm

  2. I’d love to say something brilliant here but I seem tongue-tied at the moment. Loved it!

    mindlovemisery

    June 21, 2011 at 3:17 pm

  3. love the last two lines. they rip into you.

    luna15

    June 21, 2011 at 4:12 pm


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