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  Fast Machine Short Ride
by Odin Roark
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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A daily awakening asks much of us. How much are we willing to give?

Fast Machine Short Ride

For so long
How simple the decision
Adolescent verve clinging
Young adults
Delivering but blurred lines

Yet clarity awaits

How arresting
When canvases stretched
Invite wash of honest hues
Beckoning clear eyes quenched by truth
Extending visceral pigments rich
Arcing brush tendrils of mind's synapses
Across learning's pleading fiber
At last accepting not colors by numbers
Risking instead a rogue's palette
A liquefied Philip Glass expedition
Traversing life's uplifts
Unconquerable peaks
Endless deserts
Fathomless oceans
Undefined infinity

To be
To float within the darkness
Revealing for those of impetus
Time's universe of questions
Those raised textures of joy's essence
The sensorial pleasure of existence immeasurable
Realizing matter survives
Even after bodily demise

How comforting
How fulfilling
To think slowly
To nurture one's duration
Staving off acquiescence into
Life's fast machine short ride

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Reviewed by Christine Tsen 5/25/2012
Very evocative!
Hmmm, what also comes to mind as I read this (but I have just had a glass of wine, mind you) is how my mother was spunky, always drove like a maniac and loved fast cars, and her ride through life was full and fulfilling ~
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 5/25/2012
it is a fast ride in the vast sequence of time, enjoy that which we have.
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