DROWNING IN A SEA OF THOUGHT WAVES

TOOK A LONG WALK ON A SHORT PIER

END UP DROWNING HOW'D I GET HERE

TOOK A SHORT WALK ON A LONG PIER

WONDERING WHAT I'M DOING HERE

 

THEN IMAGINE WENT FOR A SWIM

JUST ON A WHIM  OUT ON A LIMB

OF A BIG OLD TREE BY THE SEA

DANGLING FREE THEN SUDDENLY

 

CAUGHT BY A WAVE THAT WAS ENRAGED

WHY DID I DARE TO DANGLE THERE

RIGHT IN ITS WAY I COULDN'T SAY

AND SO IT SPLASHED AND SLAPPED I CRASHED

 

I SWAM ABOUT BEGAN TO SHOUT

IT KNOCKED ME OUT WITHOUT A DOUBT

IT PUSHED ME BACK ONTO THE SHORE

I WOULDN'T MESS WITH WAVES NO MORE

 

DROWNING IN A SEA OF THOUGHT WAVES

WONDERING WHY IF IT BEHAVES

MIGHT ACTUALLY MAKE SENSE SOME DAY

BUT FOR NOW DOESN'T SEEM THAT WAY

 

YET I COMMIT IT TO THE PAGE

LIKE TAKING ORDERS FROM SOME SAGE

WHO SEEMS TO KNOW BETTER THAN I

SOMEDAY THERE'LL BE A REASON WHY

 

THIS TALE DOESN'T WANT TO END

IT'S MUCH LONGER THAN I INTEND

IT CAUSES ME TO APPREHEND

TO UNDERSTAND TO COMPREHEND

THAT EVERYTHING HAS GOT TO END

Author's Notes/Comments: 

I WAS WATCHING A PINK CONCERT VIDEO AND THERE WAS A LINE ABOUT TAKING A LONG WALK ON A SHORT PIER AND THINKING OF THAT FAMILIAR PHRASE THIS POEM SLOWLY CAME AND DIDN'T WANT TO END...MUCH LONGER THAN USUAL STUFF...THEY ALL HAVE A LIFE OF THEIR OWN...I JUST LET THEM BE WHAT THEY WANT TO BE...NOT UP TO ME... I NOTICED THIS WAS LABELED AS PROSE AND COULD NOT FIGURE OUT HOW TO MAKE IT POETRY WITHOUT GOING TO CREATE A POEM INSTEAD OF CREATE PROSE  SO NOW THERE ARE TWO COPIES UNDER EACH CATEGORY. I TRIED TO EDIT AND CLICK DELETE ON THE PROSE ONE BUT IT STAYED...DON'T KNOW HOW TO GET RID OF THE DUPLICATE IN THE WRONG CATEGORY...ANYONE KNOW HOW TO DELETE THIS ONE LET ME KNOW PLEASE AND THANKS.

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