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Ramblings of a semi-significant man
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I was wise beyond my years,
 1
Even I said that I would shine,
 2
I could whine like the grownups
 3
and scratch my balls when I was nine.
 4
 
 
Stating the obvious,
 5
Was my gift  to help a few
 6
realize what they already knew
 7
about life, love and virgin whores.
 8
 
 
But now..
 9
 
 
I talk to myself in puddled mirrors,
 10
Trying to make sense of a broken mind,
 11
Wondering if underneath the street dust
 12
Rests the silly kid who smiles...
 13
 
 
I won by losing, screwing expectations...
 14
Like a selfish lover trying hard to thrust
 15
his ideas on a world that's oversexed on
 16
achievement and wet dreams of No-bell.
 17
 
 
An apple greets my pavement floor
 18
praying for freedom from house and home
 19
as bone hungry enamels make nest
 20
of its juicy tender rotten core......
 21
 
 
I am stationary, watching busy lives
 22
change existing status-qu(e)s  
 23
as I fight to keep mine alive.
 24
 
 
And you ......
 25
 
 
Offer me pennies
 26
for cigarettes and booze,
 27
And hasten my looming death
 28
to rid your crowded streets
 29
of sickly hands denied.
 30
 
 
I lie awake as gunfire awakens life
 31
Smiling as I realize that I, like God,
 32
fear no mortal's wrath or envy,
 33
but unlike 'HE' I detest
 34
the remembrance of my forgotten name....
 35

30 Mar 08

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interesting...
 — unknown

hmm ok, stating the obvious and smiling?
nice moves.
: )
 — fractalcore

The only moves I got but it'll  have to do.
 — almasree

this is moving and the lines 14 - 17 capture the 'achievement' based illusions of our rat racing world wondrously -- how much does one man need? -- having a name often deludes as much as having a desire for power -- names don't change unlike we who contain multitudes
 — AlchemiA

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