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How Cliché We Are
by Natasha Anne Rose Bowman
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How cliché we are,

When the only satisfaction we get is in being indirect.

 

Our skies are pink

And rain falls from the grass

Into our clenched fists.

 

Everything is a contradiction here.

My mind is inedible cotton candy.

We bathe in cartoon water,

Hold hands by a stream of taboo …

            And yet we never touch.

 

How cliché we are.

How false, how overbearing!

Do you ever speak to the sky?

            You, and me … we’re all part of someone’s

            Inventive concoction.

            We were placed into a blender,

            And set on high.

It’s simply fluke that my arm is not your leg.

 

How cliché

Are these emotions?

Do they even exist?

We’re technological pioneers of adolescence,

Floating around in the lava lamp of time.

            This is not a rehearsal!

            (Yet I’ve no script or stage makeup)

 

You sketch thumbnail-sized anarchists 

The way Disney sketched Mickey Mouse.

We’re all going to die,

So why not die in revolution?

 

Kick up your feet

And smile,

Because we may be cliché,

But it gives us a connection.  

 



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Reviewed by Z McClure
Another probing look at the expectations we have of one another. I just love the depth of your writing- every word a clue...you make me think...which is good. Why can't we just be ourselves instead of being these puppets of others expectations? Challenging yet zesty write!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Very well done indeed dear lady...stay safe and well..Hugss
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
Hi Natasha, I've often thought this myself, but only your words make it so clear. So why not die in revolution... i love it.... great write...

In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams
A connection indeed. Very interesting food for thought. Be well, Kathy
Reviewed by H Cruz
Colorful metaphores; no cliche here
Reviewed by Gene Williamson
Interesting, Natasha. I never thought of myself as a cliche until that day when, three sheets to the wind, I was struck by a bolt from the blue, which provoked me to take the bull by the horns or, you might say, get down to brass tacks and call a spade a spade, or vice versa. As I remember, it was a red-letter day. I like how you write.
-gene.
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
Natasha,

i really loved the unusual analogies that give this an extraordinary
perception of what life can be like.

Mary
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
in the end--the truth is told!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
You write refreshingly and cleverly, Natasha. I mean that as a compliment. Love and best wishes,

Regis (also a Canadian person)
Reviewed by John Flanagan
Natasha,
I like the take here and the strong perspective, challenging and worthwhile.
John
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