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  Confined
by Patricia J Sanders
Monday, April 20, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.

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I wrote this as I sat day after day awaiting my direction while recovering. I had a two day coma caused from an unknown seizure disorder. Upon returning, it took me 2+ years to regain reading, writing and mathmatics to a pre-condition level.


I'm alone, alone to me

not in the way the masses see

but rather like a bird in a tree

I fly long and far, here and there

but stay stationary in my motion

much like a tiny fish in the ocean

The phone sometimes rings

The mail arrives from near and far

and some come in their cars

but they still don't understand

I feel alone in the lonely confinement of my mind

I read, I write, I paint, I type

but still remain silently afloat

in my solitary boat

I wish I could explain

how it is to fly

all alone in a plane

It's like planting a hundred daisies

and watching them in the summer sun

only to note the arrival of one

Sometimes I dream

a quiet dream

that this sleep will take

and allow me

never to awake

 

 

 




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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/22/2009
You grabbed me by the soul with your words. Love and respect and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Phillip William Allen 4/21/2009
To feel lonely in a world filled with a million things going on is nothing more than ones own way of protecting ones self from the madness.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/20/2009
How sad to be confined to the mind as thoughts take you everywhere, yet you remain alone, a solitary figure in an enormous field of opportunity....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary 4/20/2009
I have a daughter with a degree of agoriphobia. It's treatable, but difficult to manage. Well done.

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