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Against Reality
by Erin E Kelly-Moen

Saturday, April 14, 2007
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I heard a TV explanation
About a soul, today. A
Quick ad-lib by the one who lead
About-have-now. Imus, I never heard of…
But, I knocked off a cigarette,
To the floor of when, how…

Does that make me ridiculous?
Even now, where I can see how a soul
Can wrap around a heart, elusively?

I meant to say more,
But hate to intrude
On another’s thought
Processes, spiritually,
And then, I think, again.

The only way
We will achieve
Peace is death.

I have some of the most beautiful
Memories, and nows, of childhood, alone-wise.
And, when I try to throw off
wakefulness, I plunder those thus,
To help me sleep. But, as
Most of us know, dreams
Are not ‘dreams’.

I’m not going under the computer desk
To recover a dropped cigarette,
I have plenty, above, and,
I’m tired of knocking my head
Against reality.

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
© Copyright 4/14/07

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Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 4/15/2007
Only thinkers "knock their heads against reality." Now see the class that puts you into?
Love and {{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}},
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara 4/15/2007
Ok I must be the really sick one here since I rather enjoy "knocking my head against reality"! Reality is what keeps me (I hope) realistic, keeps my feet planted of sorts. Yes, I have dreams and hopes (we all do) but I've learned to not let them completely rule me. O now I am straying.

Erin thanks for this thought provoking and reflective piece, as always I most enjoy the ones that make and keep you thinking! Glad to be back and reading your work again!

Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 4/15/2007
Nice write, a realistic look at the world around us...great ending!
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/15/2007
Great ending......don't we all keep on knock-knocking our heads tim and time again?

Time for a cookie and a cuppa!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 4/15/2007
I loved that ending! Great piece!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/15/2007

Reality is a hard surface that we keep banging our heads against...and I (as well as you) have the knots to prove it!!

Well done, I love the way this reads. I love the way you write. Wish more people read/reviewed you...

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Suzie Palmer 4/15/2007
Interesting poem Erin! Great flow, compelling.
Love, Suzie :-D
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