Developing the Now-Only-Eyes


  • pocketofdreams6
  • If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a tinkling symbol. And if I have prophecy and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And if I dole out all my goods, and if I deliver my body that I may boast but have not love, nothing I am profited. Love is long suffering, love is kind, it is not jealous, love does not boast, it is not inflated. It is not discourt

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When I am 60 years old, I don't want to look back and think to myself, "I wish I would have done it a different way." Essentially I'm looking into the future, and how I envisioned my path if I were to continue living this way by always playing it safe, and never taking chances; <-- I am deeply analyzing that, Then coming back into the present, to where I now have a better understanding of what needs to be done.

Developing the Now-Only-Eyes

If only I knew now what I knew back then, now I’m old and withered, jaded and half decayed, time projection, slightly delayed, portrayed in space as a new born porcelain boy, where my mind will use wisdom worn force, in an effort to destroy the passive aggressive actions practiced in my previous course ~

Today is my thirtieth birthday.  The next thirty years of my life has already happened.  The reason I have progressed forward towards this fragmented frame is to fix the fractures and file change…  or…  More along the lines, to MAKE something of this life; this life I had once wasted away like the gray shades of death - Unlike today it was unlike today - Where my vision listens within a new light; a blue breath.  I can now visibly create those silver steps; I control, overcome, and anticipate, alleviate the pain by bleeding my red paint cells upon the page.  I now have the gift of understanding to guide forth to my next test; leaving behind all the falsehood perceptions of deceit at the gate.

Oh thank you!  Sweet God for showing me this place so eloquently pure, in truth and beauty - It was in that moment that I had awaken from a dream, with a futuristic taste in my mouth.  It is my thirtieth birthday, and the time now reads today, and now-only-eyes stare straight into a sun, it knows what needs to be done.

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ginga commented on Developing the Now-Only-Eyes


pocket, A cerebral provocation on what we experience in life and how we foresee the future days. Thought provoking. ginga

HIP13044b commented on Developing the Now-Only-Eyes


Interesting write. I like what you are attempting to do, let me know how it works out lol

petra commented on Developing the Now-Only-Eyes


I liked this, pocket...I tend to deal in being rudely awakened to the sad aspects of life, and i love when i read better things not couched in happily ever after, or blissful lives.. lol

HarverTomsson commented on Developing the Now-Only-Eyes


It is unlikely you qill get to escape all regrets, but thinking you have kept them at a minimum will let you sleep at nights. Even at 60. You lost your poetic perspective when you made onelone verb all caps, and then i heard s street preacher on a soap box pleading for a paradigm change out of the scuffling rabble at the fringes of the listening circle. Amen brother, preach! Harv

WordSlinger commented on Developing the Now-Only-Eyes


I like this, the futuristc taste. the imagery kicks in 8 fold there, It's a great thing to discover oneself and to post a flag marker, of conviction, and vows. May the journey you take me blest. You are a great as far as Im concern'd, Happy Holiday, WS

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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