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Sunday, 18 March 2012

Just being honest



I am far, far from perfect 
I shiver in my sleepless night 
My thoughts hold weights, trembling fear 


Heavier than my neck can withstand 
They rage, rage, rage, internal bleed 
Knocking dents in my skull 


I panic and fear what the future holds 
Failure plays, replay on projected walls 
Nightmarish images being portrayed  


While I am tied to seats to watch 
Vivid from start to finish, sweat buckets 
And heart beats, I hate horror movies 


Vertigo loves to watch me like a bully 
On play grounds. I am forgetful of names 
Words and spelling too, sometimes  


All that aside, my faith holds greatness, destined 
With my name inscribed on the machinery beneath
I am human, far, far, far from perfect 


How different are you from me, malfunctions  
In reflection mirrors, portrayed, adjustments 
When being honest, just being honest, to  fix, to fix 



8 comments:

  1. I enjoyed this and parts reminded me of Clockwork Orange, a favorite movie of mine.

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  2. wow this is weird..i thought of clockwork orange too when i read this!!.i think it is the 'tied to the seats to watch' boy that scene will stay with me for ever.....even so i really enjoyed your take on the prompt..x

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  3. And so did I! Also because of the being tied to seats to watch line.

    =)

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  4. I really enjoyed this.
    I love how you moved through experience and self-depreciation. Writing it all out like this can be cathartic.

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  5. Nice...I especially like the last stanza...and yes! Clockwork Orange!

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  6. Hate to be obvious but I too thought Clockwork Orange.

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  7. Nice post. You might like this post about being "far from perfect". http://caroleschatter.blogspot.co.nz/2012/04/im-worth-it.html

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