the time is now


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    the time is now

    the heart beats
    unsteadily pumps crimson life onto the asphalt
    the mind wanders
    hazy memories, and shards of the past procure an unending flow of misery
    lying on the street, the sun has set, the moon seems to slalom the whispy clouds illuminating a halo of blurry vision
    the wounds won't heal...slowly he drifts...passes into the night.

    the train will not wait, the frigid call of the ticketman chills him...chills all of if the only thing he were was a soul.
    a train that is headed toward the dull, unique shade of red, glowing in the distance.
    he knows where he's headed
    he's headed to the new place to be
    a place of blood and fire will begin

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    thoughtsaflame commented on the time is now


    Very nice imagery! I have read many pieces tonight but this, by far, is my favorite. I found your choice of words as mesmerizing as the layout and you leave the reader breathless...which is a talent all it's own. Gripping write. Thanks for sharing. Bj

    RobinL commented on the time is now


    This is deep and thought provoking. I like the dramatic feel and the title is right on. Should that "time" come "now" would my soul be ready to make that trip? Excellent poetry! Love, Robin

    mykhail commented on the time is now


    Interesting, this is unique, and very deep!

    bforibus commented on the time is now


    a poem about the afterlife. good write

    lightcourier commented on the time is now


    Really liked the imagery. Good Depth.

    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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