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  Boredom
by George Carroll
Monday, July 16, 2012
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It only takes a shove


Breaking the crust encased boredom

That settles without any help,

Around my thought process hallways,

Filled with unopened doorways.

 

I give the door a mighty shove

And it gives way to the hallway

Where I run through its many turns

Seeking the light that will set me free.

 

And when I have found the window

From which all light emanates;

Then life seizes me and I'm gone

Mixing with the world around me.

 

 

 

 




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Reviewed by Sandy Hoynacki (Reader) 7/31/2012
What an interesting way to look at boredom..I love the way you have captured it in such an intriquing manner....

Thank you,George

Sandy
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 7/17/2012
Writing such poetry *George* You must
have written this one from the insights
into others....

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Mary Coe 7/16/2012
The Title caught my attention immediately. My grandson is always bored, but, he won't clean his room. I told him that would be a good start. Very good write, George.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/16/2012
The joys of retirement aren't always as wonderful as people believe. Although I try to keep active and do as much as I can there are times that yes boredom and routine just make me want to break out and find the door to something new.
fee
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 7/16/2012
i don't have enough time for boredom george although i know there are many who do have to wrestle with it. nice write george i enjoyed it.
budd
Reviewed by Richard King 7/16/2012
Combating boredom is my favorite activity... Reading, writing, yard work, sipping a glass of wine on the patio, internet surfing or watching TV in the evening all help to keep it at bay.

When all that fails, I eat something. Dick
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 7/16/2012
Routine will do that to you. But then, it helps to rejuvenate, too.

Ron
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/16/2012
I cannot fathom a writer or artist experiencing the true essence of boredom.........to many characters or ideas, images running through our minds LOL.
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 7/16/2012
Boredom is a rarity for me, my mind never ceases...I am always consumed in thoughts, my friends whether here or in other states or countries. There is so much a person can do, read (my personal favorite), write, walk in nature (if able), call a friend, work a puzzle (I also like that), draw thoughts... I could go on. Not a big one on Telly to me that is the ultimate last resort. But, if you are happy with yourself you won't become bored (rarely) and nothing wrong with reflecting.

Nice poem George

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/16/2012
Boredom can be a real pain, alright, George. I hardly ever get bored, but it does happen on occasion.

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