Ennui

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    Ennui

    Time sloughed its metronome precision
    At the point where I made a decision
    Held thus that single moment of time
    As if it were frozen in an icy rime

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    icu2 commented on Ennui

    10-27-2009

    I love your titles! I was listening to talk radio a year or so ago and the speaker said, "I like that word that the French you for weariness, or lassitude. Then he said the word was...oui !!! I thought I was going to fall out of the car, but it was funny. I like what you did with this.

    ginga commented on Ennui

    06-05-2009

    deliberate in it's few words. Rhymes placed with careful intention. The last line's revelation leaves me in awe. (Fleeting thoughts of Beowulf or the Rime of the Ancient Mariner). ginga

    Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you or else it is nothing, an empty formalized bore around which pedants can endlessly drone their notes and explanations.

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