A Great Notion
by Ronald W. Hull
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A Great Notion
Sometimes a great notion,
Overflows me like an ocean.
Puts my mind in motion,
Toward which I steer.
Soon that first small token,
Grows though unspoken,
Until the spell is broken,
And the goal draws near.
And then the rules are changed,
My comfort gets rearranged,
I am on my own, estranged.
And meet my greatest fear.
The great wheel of emotion,
Spins my mind like potion.
Until that once great notion,
I once held so dear.
Is dashed upon the rocks of reason,
Trammeled by the tracks of treason,
Puddled into pretty poison,
While I stand by so clear.
To pick up the pieces shattered,
Of all that ever mattered,
And piece together tattered.
The notion of the year.
Copyright 2002 © Ronald W. Hull
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|Reviewed by Monika Arnett-Cochran
|Rhyme and reason...emotionally luring. Grateful embrace. Thank you!|
|Reviewed by Oisín Breen
|I'm normally not one for rhyme but i did enjoy your style. You have a unique essential beat behind your writing far better than the usual|
|Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
|Very good write|
|Reviewed by Angela Velez (Reader)
|this is great. just great.|
|Reviewed by Regina Pounds
|Reviewed by Victor Jensen
|Greetings Ron, Haven't visited your page for a while there is just so much good reading on AD, but can't say there's any I enjoy more than yours, it's always good reading. - Vic|
|Reviewed by na na (Reader)
|I've had many a notion Ron, but it hasn't stirred me to much action. Bill|
|Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
|Aawww, god, I hate when that happens!! So many lost Notions, for lack of time or pen or diverseness of life, getting in the way, sending mind into the "ugh, that sucks, toss it out"'s. The rhthym was cool, keeping the flow going, just a "right" feeling piece, Ron!|
|Reviewed by Sandie Angel
|Good write Ron!!!!! Enjoyed this!!!!!
Sandie Angel :o) / May Ly $*_*$
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|Excellent write, Ron! Love, your friend, Karen Lynn. (((HUGS))) :)|
|Reviewed by Alexander Shaumyan (Reader)
|The best notion is the one that stirs us to action. Well done.|
|Reviewed by Jimmy Holder
|Very clever and very good writing!|
|Reviewed by Kacie Rahm
|this was great!|
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|Excellent writing...I think hope springs eternal for all notions;-)|