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Solitudinarian
by Ed Matlack
Tuesday, July 05, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Solitudinarian…


 


Reclusive to a fault,


Seeking only solitude,


A state of social self-isolation,


A disposition towards living life alone…


 


Seeing only those that I wish,


Wishing I did like to eat fish,


Catch them and throw them back,


The last fish I caught told me his name was Jack…


 


Living alone, writing in solitary self-confinement,


Hiding from the outside world, mayhaps my thoughts need realignment,


But for me I am quite happy with my self-made solace,


Others may find quietude to be quite rude,


Sometimes though I notice I am becoming quite unglued…


            © ed ~ 7/5/05


 

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Reviewed by Edward Lupinacci 7/7/2005
I am right there with you on this
Oh Um I guess I should not ssay that because that would mean you are not alone. and that would disturb the balance you have created
Ok nevermind I have no idea what it is like being alone. so rest easy

I have to go now, the doorbell rang and I have to hid behind the couch so no one thinks Im home
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 7/6/2005
Do solitudinarians consider onanism a religion?
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 7/6/2005
Ghosts of Ogden Nash with the new word. Inspiring write to the solitudinarian's.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/5/2005
I reallylike this one Ed. Great word solitudinarian!Fits me to a T. and guess what many poets are in this same category, because we choose to be. So don't feel left out, you are right in the midst of a group of solitudinarians;-)If you really feel the need to roam, by all means get it out of your system, take Rufuz for a walk;-)hehehe
Have a good night, I'm off to sleep.

etw
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/5/2005
I know the feeling..NOW SNAP OUT OF IT KID...and make us giggle and smile!!

Geeez two blue moods for one day....not A-Okay....even though I had fish for supper last night...don't whack me okay...but it was real nice with a garlic sauce!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Alexandre Arnau 7/5/2005
nothing wrong with some "me" time, just remember your buds would like some "you" time, too...
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/5/2005
Even a recluse needs social action from time to time. I tend to be a hermit myself, when I feel the "Unglued" feeling I know it is time to go out and say hello to my friends :-)
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