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Reclusive be the Poet
by Ed Matlack
Sunday, March 27, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Reclusive be the Poet…


 


Hidden from view,


This poet one of the few,


He doth hide in his personal zoo,


Failure to do so could result in his acquiescing to his taboos…


 


If only you understood,


Then this poet could relate his tale,


But forever and always he must hide behind his veil,


Better is he like Jonah to be swallowed by a whale…


 


His wall of silence insulated against the outside world,


No sound does penetrate nor depart his desolate piece of space,


He sees outside his self-built fences, a life of love and happiness,


A life he could lead if he could allow his flags of discontent to be unfurled,


But his own memories of his past he cannot erase,


Better is he to live as a recluse, than in prison in disgrace…


          © ed ~ 3/27/05


 

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/28/2005
well done
Reviewed by john zimmerman 3/27/2005
enigmatic and evocative

john+
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/27/2005
My this is very deep Ed and yes it makes one think.
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 3/27/2005
Ah, Ed you kinda sounding like the outlaw Josie Wales...is there a reward? LOL Seriously, great inner depth in this write. Enjoy your Easter. ~Z~
Reviewed by Jennifer Ragan (Reader) 3/27/2005
Interesting piece....Only the unabomber knows..LOL!

Jennifer
Reviewed by Steve Patterson 3/27/2005
we each have our own prison walls.

excellent write.
TX
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/27/2005
Ah, but you are preaching to the choir over here, buddy, you'll work it out.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/27/2005
But Jonah got spat out..
By your words you'll be found out..
Well Ed K's words..HEHEHE
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/27/2005
Scratching my head....donno what to say here!!

Love TinkyLostit!!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/27/2005
Excellent esoteric poem Ed! Does Rufuz share
those same traits;-) Have a great day!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Emeka Nwogu 3/27/2005
ED,

I like this one. My question is if a poet is reclusive how would the outside world see him? He will only be known by his works. Is it ok like that?

Anyway, good write, ed.

Emeka Nwogu
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