Tag Archives: Pessimism

Incremental

The road to despair is incremental It is rarely a steep descent Instead it follows pathways Of bleak and blighted hope Opportunities so close Within grasp and then elusive It builds an edifice so slowly Too late you see yourself … Continue reading

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Outside

I am my own jailor You don’t hold the key I am colder within Than the outside of me I gaze from my cell block To winter strewn day I laugh at your feeble Attempts to dismay Inside I am … Continue reading

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Eating the Bitter – for Prompt 62 Chi Ku

We are all children of a diseased god Random atoms, we are scattered like seeds in fallow but deceiving earth We plough life with death to birth life anew The fruit so sweet upon our tongue turns rancid in our … Continue reading

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You Could Call Me Confused If You Like – for Prompt 17 – Optimist Pessimist Realist

In the morning I see attention With a warm, benign conceit By midday it’s a presage Of competition and defeat By evening it reminds me There’s still much left to complete In the days when sun is shining I feel … Continue reading

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