Walking in Circles, Waiting for Yesterday's Kiss

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Endurance is the key to surviving the harder durations of life. I just wish that I had someone to share those times, along with the better ones, with me.

Walking in Circles, Waiting for Yesterday's Kiss

Without your touch, I'm at a loss for words/
Counsel from friends only leaves me discouraged/
I feel the life of nothing because I felt you/
I look at our sky and I still feel blue/
Like a pebble, I skip along and sink because I can't swim/
My mind bends to the decrepit nature of many whims/
Patience is not for the incarnadine desire of my soul/
It irrevocably prods me to feign a facade of the bold/
My conscience befriends anxiety and often quiets me/
Your warm, gentle hands used to soothe my malady/
Now dust and air along with despair are left to challenge me/
My mind deceives and smothers the hope of a better reality/

THE END

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sk8erpoet commented on Walking in Circles, Waiting for Yesterday's Kiss

12-05-2010

i love the poem...it creates a picture that is understood...great write....sk8

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.

Kaiprin’s Poems (43)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Forsaken 0
Hatred’s Plea 3
Insanity's Fire 1
Walking in Circles, Waiting for Yesterday's Kiss 1
What Words Couldn't Say 7
Haiku Part 6: T(eas[e/y]) 3
Clarity Haiku 3
Forsaken Haiku 4
Why Should We Try? Haiku 1
The Evening News Haiku 1
Goodbye 1
Late At Night 2
American Ido( l / n't ) 3
Haiku Tangent: What Does It Really Mean? 2
When It's Over 2
Haiku Part 5: The Ghuzal Tragedy 3
Haiku Part 4: Appeal 1
Haiku Part 3: Prey 2
Haiku Part 2: Regrets 7
Haiku Part 1: Safe and Warm 8
Visions of Me In California 3
The Other Side of Me 3
Raindrops on My Piano 2
Look Through Me 2
Any Other Way 1
Changing Chance 1
As I Am 1
Apart 3
The Weekend Sand 2
Why Worry 2
As I Lie Here 3
Broken 3
Two 1
Here To Stay 1
She Won't 2
Slow Down Mister Steep 1
Unwanted Progress 2
Who's That Lady 3
Begin Again 0
Quitting Again 1
Hardly Hidden 0
Facing the Truth 1
Moving On 4