i am,all that i am

 



i have come,

to the conclusion,

that i am all,

i`ll ever be.

 

i will never ,

feel my youth again,

but only in my dreams,

i am free.

 

a man ,

bearing,

a lot of,

broken dreams.

 

i always thought that,

 i would conquer the world,

but now i realize ,it has conquered me,

that it has conquered me...

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allets's picture

Ah, But The Dreams

Achieved were wondrous! Like writing a fine piece of literary art! The ultimate success is to survive.  So celebrate. :D

-~S~-



Onyamaichi

 

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yeap celebrate

yeap celebrate


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patriciajj's picture

This is pain we can connect

This is pain we can connect with, and even more so when it is poured into a wistful work of grace and beauty. Impressive. Really feeling this. 

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hope your not feeling it to

hope your not feeling it to much,but thank you for the visit


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I have had to struggle with

I have had to struggle with that quite a bit lately.  The novelist Robert Waller said something like---and I am not quoting precisely---"the old dreams were good dreams, they just didn't work out."  I think that is a great concept.  My niche now is not what I thought, in my youth, that it would be, but it is mine, and I have made my peace with it.  Sorry to be so verbose.


Januarian

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lol,we all do,thanks for the

lol,we all do,thanks for the visit


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i am,all that i am

You are certainly no failure on my eyes. Just a great guy, a human and a pretty darn good poet.   Stephen

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mr steven i truly thank you

mr steven i truly thank you


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Cascade's picture

I am drawn by the gravity of

I am drawn by the gravity of your words here, Wordman. Maybe the only thing you have to conquer is you. 

This was very touching ...

 

 

word_man's picture

sometimes we just feel down

sometimes we just feel down and defeated,,thank you for the review


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Cascade's picture

 You are never defeated

 You are never defeated unless you give up Smile

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of course not,,thanks

of course not,,thanks


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but if you've lived well then

but if you've lived well then it was worth the journey

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a journey indeed,thank you

a journey indeed,thank you


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