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A poem to describe the ideas, inspiration for a poem


29594383_10155311994787109_2673258393554421352_nby Ben Laney24 Sep 2014

Ripped and torn
From my mind;
Unlikely words
Though music
Only spoken.

Words Plucked
At random
From the air,
Or taken from
A stranger’s stir.

When released
They confirm my thoughts
Reveal a false
But potent grasp,
A night’s blind strength
That doesn't last.

It yields
To the morning’s plain
And stolid view,
A painful truth
That life is short and often cruel