A Presence of Being

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A Presence of Being

What is a life, A presence of being, taking up space,
Sense's that surround us, A mind that plays games with us,
Through dreams and visions,
A little voice that tells us right or wrong,
Or a loud voice that's tells us whatever it thinks we should do,
We hide in a dark corner, Shaking, Wide eyed,
Waiting to take hold of a hand that never reaches out,
Where we can be completely  alone in the middle of a crowd,
Or look in a mirror and stare at the reflection,
A picture of you or a slight twitch of the madness that lurks behind,
How do we keep in check what hides,
The person we are, could be or shouldn't be,
What gives us the strength to be what we are,
And what of the madness we try to cover up,
A quiet storm, A short circuit,
How to cope and control without losing or giving in,
what are we made of, For to know this is but a step,
A step beyond what we are, To what we will be... 


Richard(PHOENIX)Cartledge       (c)

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dragonfly1023 commented on A Presence of Being

07-10-2009

It sounds as if you're evading to the soul in your inner search. I think that's where all your answers lie :D good thoughts here Richard.

survivor53 commented on A Presence of Being

07-08-2009

I was just going to say, "great philosophy" but they made me write at least 50 characters

fennesse commented on A Presence of Being

07-04-2009

Awesome, you go deep and ask all the yes and no questions everyone asks when they are completely alone. The being battles one has with oneself your mentally is spell bounding and your style of writing keeps people curious of the next read.............sweeet great work

MsAlexander commented on A Presence of Being

07-01-2009

this is great.... you have a great mind... I am going to go and read some more,,,, see what else you have instore.

wheelsal commented on A Presence of Being

06-30-2009

We take up space with all the dichotomy inside of us, "A quiet storm, a short circuit". Hope is we evolve well. Good read...

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