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  Choice to be Found
by jude forese
Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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It seems at least for the moment
I am caught between truth and denial

Life’s cycle of waking and sleeping
Of working and playing
Continues on its folly through time

And I look for perspective
And some sense of meaning
In the way the waves roll into my mind

And the method that the sun
Casts its shadows upon my eyes

I am absorbed in what I know as real
And the forgery of what my senses believe

I am trying to maintain balance
While keeping the inevitable vertigo
From spinning me out of control

And I am no longer denying
How I can penetrate the rim of the unknown

I am no longer rejecting
The likelihood I am permeating my dreams

To freely wander
Within my choice to be found
    



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Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
one never knows how found they are until they are lost
Vickie
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
I am no longer rejecting
The likelihood I am permeating my dreams

..gotta love the awareness..
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
We perceive many choices, some real and some imagined. You have a fine sense of imagineering.

Ron
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson
caught-up in the flipping of coins
landing on neither side........
holding on not to lose control
surrender in stable hands........enjoyed
thanks
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Excellent and thoughtful poetry, I like your thoughts here Robert.

Reindeer
Reviewed by D May (Reader)
Robert--free will....another great thought provoking write.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Deep and powerful poetry Robert!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Paul Williams
You certainly made the right choice here Robert, keep wandering.

Paul;-]
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen
Hmmm... reality verses forgery... now there's a fine tango, Sir Robert! This one leaves my head spinning. Always a pleasure to savor your creations. Please do keep on wandering...
Reviewed by Dale Clark
I think all of our dreams are interelated
in some weird way. But to be free to find
your own choice is superb. Excellent thoughts!
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen
Another thought exposing pen. WTG
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
And I hope you never stop wandering, Robert.
Reviewed by Tiana ~ (Reader)
Wonderful wonderful poem, Jude ...
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
Funny, when I posted last night, it was a toss-up between "Falling" and "Truth And Reality", in which I was thinking about how the two can be entirely different - but how it is that whatever is real to us is what actually shapes the way we negotiate life. As Nordette says, I love the sense of journeying in this, but it is paced with an easy stride that seems confident and assured; secure despite the potential vagaries of life. And for some reason, the image which you leave us with reminds me of the picture of God walking in the garden of Eden "in the cool of the evening shade", seeking out his friend Adam to have fellowship with him! A wonderful sense of breaking through with this, to inhabit the wide open space of higher planes: the tableland on the mountain top. Visionary to say the least. TY... Over and out! Kate xx
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot
I think you and I might be sharing the same planet at present, coz boy does this sum my head up too...

Terrific write as always Rob TY
Love Ch'erie
Reviewed by Nordette Adams
You know, I'm not going to overanalyze. ;-)
Sweet. Good. A soul's journey.
Reviewed by Ryan Kelly (Reader)
Great write, but for some weird reason I was looking for it to continue. I had just got caught up in it when it abruptly ended. Maybe it's just me:) I am in a weird mood today.
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
"To freely wander
Within my choice to be found"

awesome write, gives one much to think about...
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Yes this is indeed a profound write and really hitting your stride.
Reviewed by L. Figgins
Profound write! Synthesize all those points of energy entering your conciousness. What you call "folly" is the very meat that will feed you what you want to know, for in the mundane are the lessons for our existence. You know not to be fooled by the appearance of things(illusion), think of what they represent in your life and the meaning they hold. There is plenty of "meat" in this poem to chew, for certain!
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Janet Parker
"am trying to maintain balance While keeping the inevitable vertigo
From spinning me out of control" Awesome write, Jude. I've heard many times that God is the glue that holds our demented society together. It would be so much worse without the "glue."
Reviewed by Huda Orfali
Wow, very beautiful ace
The verses Lori pointed out are really amazing
well done my friend
Reviewed by George Jackson
One of your best, Robert.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
This reminds me of ancient proverbs.
Perhaps we are more kindred to those who went before, than we/I realise.

At 4 am, this sure feels deep for this brain of mine.
But sure great substance here to ponder..
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Excellent piece.

"I am trying to maintain balance
While keeping the inevitable vertigo
From spinning me out of control."

I relate to those lines...
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
There are some very sound thoughts in these verses, Robert. We do have control of our dreams, and in life we are only limited by our own self-imposed boundaries. Wavering between the accepted norm and the world of enlightenment is for mere mortals. Those who wish soar with the eagles will not be held to the ground by the anchors of the masses. Deep, profound write, Robert, another awe inspiring piece.

Take care,

Sherry

Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader)
Magnificent! Powerful! I can totally relate to this but the ending verses never entered my mind.
Thank You
love Traceyxoox
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
I would have to agree with what Ron has said. I also understand the feelings you are expressing. Great write.
Reviewed by Danielle Mundy
I wish I could see life through your eyes sometimes, you have such a wonderful way of looking at things :) excellent write
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
your mysterious outlook on life is stunning
I believe your perspective is in the right direction..
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