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A Great Notion
by Ronald W. Hull
Sunday, November 10, 2002
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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


11/10/02

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Reviewed by Monika Arnett-Cochran 5/2/2005
Rhyme and reason...emotionally luring. Grateful embrace. Thank you!
Reviewed by Oisín Breen 1/7/2003
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) 11/12/2002
Very good write
Reviewed by Angela Velez (Reader) 11/11/2002
this is great. just great.
Reviewed by Regina Pounds 11/10/2002
~10~

Gina
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 11/10/2002
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) 11/10/2002
I've had many a notion Ron, but it hasn't stirred me to much action. Bill
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 11/10/2002
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 11/10/2002
Good write Ron!!!!! Enjoyed this!!!!!

Sandie Angel :o) / May Ly $*_*$
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/10/2002
Excellent write, Ron! Love, your friend, Karen Lynn. (((HUGS))) :)
Reviewed by Alexander Shaumyan (Reader) 11/10/2002
The best notion is the one that stirs us to action. Well done.
Reviewed by Jimmy Holder 11/10/2002
Very clever and very good writing!
Reviewed by Kacie Rahm 11/10/2002
this was great!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/10/2002
Excellent writing...I think hope springs eternal for all notions;-)
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