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Abstract Self
by A. Keith Barton

Saturday, April 09, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Tangential
Not conventional
Kaleidoscopic thoughts attack synapses
Another life event quickly passes
Circles back and renews
Another random view

Colors dart and trigger
Surround this colorless figure
A life devoid of meaning
Except for abstract leaning
Diffused light filters in
Softens sharp edges worn thin

Time is of the essence
For abstracts live in the present
Our thoughts anchored in feelings
Perceptive in one’s dealings
Critical and suspicious of others
Too much information begins to smother

Mystic without logical reason
Consciousness succumbs to treason
Images invisible to the physical world
Feeling and emotion in a swirl
Tapestries retentive of themes
The world in not all it seems

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/9/2005
Sometimes I prefer my "abstract" side. It helps me to communicate with my other "selves." Thank you. Love and peace. Regis



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