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  Calendar Daze
by J. Allen Wilson
Friday, March 25, 2005
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With time on my hands,


 I fell into a calendar daze,


For my hours became weeks,


 and my months a perennial haze.


External forces halted the movement of the sun,


And nothing ever ended,


 for the day was never done.


I am slipping silently now


 into a future that does not exist,


I am sliding with the ease of a serpent into a past,


which has become completely amiss.


Tracks of the present are likened now to the sands of time,


Flowing in retrospect to the halting place of my mind.


For I am in a calendar daze,


and trapped haltingly to the confines


Of times irreversible perennial haze.


 


J. Allen Wilson © 2005


Tybee Island, Ga. 3-25-05


www.Jallenwilson.com


 




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Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 3/26/2005
Allen,
An superb poem of life and emotions so often, too often felt.
magnificent poetry
Thank You Allen.
Traceyxooxox
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/25/2005
Allen, this can be either beautiful or worrisome. Sometimes
a daze is wondrous and gives us needed escape from overwhelming
realities. It can be dangerous in wrongful situations that
continue beyond what they should. Superb poem, I really
liked this one for the duality of circumstance.

etw
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/25/2005
Powerfully meaningful poem that many can relate to. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/25/2005
I can totally empahize with this one after working 30 odd then suddenly being thrust into unexpected retirement I too am lost and most times don't know one day from the next.

Felix
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/25/2005
As long as you are in Tybee, there are no use for calendars...ed
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/25/2005
sounds like my depressions
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/25/2005
A most powerful read, J. Allen - and I think many of us fall into calendar dazes periodically.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/25/2005
well done

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