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Falling into Poetry

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Falling into the arms of darkness,

Stilling my mind,

Distant dreams all but forgotten,

In the buSY-ness of life.

Taking a break,

Sharpening my brain,

Poetry underlies my every thought,

Inspires my every reflection, conception;

Creating in rhyme or rhythm

Feeds my very soul

And if it were forbidden

I would be far from whole.

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ยฉDenise G Allen, 19 March 2013 19:39

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals โ€“ sometimes more than people!

16 thoughts on “Falling into Poetry

  1. I cannot write poetry to save my life, so I admire yours.
    PS I sent an email to your complex, but have had no reply as yet.

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  2. Super, Denise, and as you travelled through the poem you began to slip into rhyme. That happens to me sometimes
    Thank you
    John

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    • Thank you, John. I honestly didn’t notice the rhyming… Colonialist has mentioned it in the past too and only after that did I look and, sort of, analyse what I had done. This was meant to be about falling asleep and dreaming, but it wouldn’t go there, lol!

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      • But that’s the way of poetry, isn’t it. It takes us often where we least expect. I have written poetry completely blank and then discovered a rhythm or rhyme have materialised. I read this poem and started to fall asleep with it, but when I noticed the unconscious rhyme just peeping out at the end, I smiled at the recognition and woke up again!
        John

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  3. sometimes we need those breaks to let our minds slip into that place where the magic of poetry exists….smiles…

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  4. If I were forbidden I would be far from whole โ€ฆ may this never happen, Denise.
    blessings ~ maxi

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  5. An escape from the madness. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. And the busYness of life and it’s madness! Love you blog!
    ๐Ÿ™‚

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  7. I admire your ability to write poetry!! Just a wonderful gift!

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