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I search my cluttered desk,
my fragmented mind,
jotted on bits and twists
of once-white, dusty paper.
I feel a restless need
to reach into my head,
to shout, and demand
contact. The frenzy starts,
and the thinking,
the thinking…

(I hear winging,
Life is singing,
I arrive,
my soul alive.
Vision bringing
words are ringing,
I contrive
as I revive…)

Shaking shadowed rhymes
out of my mind, I peruse
precious titles, my cache
of treasures-to-be…
“Touching Keys With Insanity”
or “Split Myself”, no, no,
not today, something ethereal,
like “Depth Perception”,
“De Facto Ergo” or
“Time’s Paradox”…

(Savage dancing,
word enhancing,
see the fight
with great delight.
Shallow prancing,
much romancing,
into night
I must take flight…)

Straining to part
the curtain of myself,
insidious ridiculousness
sets into
mode of mood,
unraveling me in a flash,
an idea that once held
importance,
is now
obliquely moot.

(I feel churning,
ever burning,
thought withdrawn,
no more to spawn.
Time’s adjourning,
still I’m yearning,
joy is gone,
a darkened dawn…)

Erin Moen
4/24/04
Copyright 2003 ©

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Reviewed by Birdie Houston 5/2/2003
Time for a change......smile !

Great write Erin
Reviewed by Dove (Reader) 4/24/2003
Wow, Erin, I feel I've been around the world in ten seconds..Excellent flow and rythm.Wonderful..
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 4/24/2003
Erin, This is fantastic.
"Shaking shadowed rhymes
out of my mind, I peruse
precious titles, my cache
of treasures-to-be…
“Touching Keys With Insanity”
or “Split Myself”, no, no, "
Peggy
Reviewed by the phantom pheonix (Reader) 4/24/2003
I think some of poets here know this restlessness so much thats when you sit down and just keep writing until it all gon fantastic job on this wonderful poem though
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/24/2003
EXcellent write
enjoyable reading

William
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 4/24/2003
Indeed a wonderful write of the restless description!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 4/24/2003
This is written so well!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/24/2003
Erin this was charming....You describe so well what I go through sometimes...great write...floria
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 4/24/2003
Ahhh, reads like a script for a play...brilliant !!!
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 4/24/2003
Oh My Dear Erin, You need to bask in our hot sun more often. You will be rested in turn. Great Write.


tony
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/24/2003
God I loved this...shades of Poe here, dark and twisting, This was great, know that feeling so well!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 4/24/2003
I hope you feel better soon.. Time will tell.

Loved!

Erica
Reviewed by Digital Fairy 4/24/2003
This is very good :)

--Karissa
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/24/2003
Erin, wonderful write. Sometimes it is just so hard to decide.
Reviewed by J. Murphy 4/24/2003
I think that you describe the restless need quite well. J.

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