Dead Flowers on the Wall

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    living confined in a padded room, in a straight jacket, locked away with whats left of your sanity, hmmmmmm

    Dead Flowers on the Wall

    It's whats dead and matters,
    Flowers on the wall,
    Buried face down, Not sure I'm dead,
    Not sure I want to know,

    Dead flowers on a grave,
    Slowly creep onto a wall,
    Not sure who's,  Maybe mine,
    Dead flowers lie upon my chest,

    The walls all white bloom best at night,
    Jackets too tight, To many straps test my might,
    If I were loose, These flowers I'd pick,
    When I scream they would cover my nest,

    The flowers fall to the floor,
    Brown and dead, Just like the rest,
    And just before they hit, They disappear,
    But I know they are hear, they rustle and twitch,

    Dead flowers on the walls,
    For only me to see,
    God looks at me from his window,
    No sun shines on me............

    Richard E. Cartledge   PHOENIX   (c)

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    Tempestlady commented on Dead Flowers on the Wall

    02-07-2011

    So buy plastic ones from now on....LOL. No just kidding. An insightful write, and seemed to give a feeling of being trapped in a cycle and the dead flowers just remind that its starting all over again. However if we all picked one flower every day, it wouldn't take long for them all to go away. Write on..................Tlady

    Teardrops commented on Dead Flowers on the Wall

    02-05-2011

    I wonder if Ihad the jacket on would i be looking at the wall or trying to get out of the jacket . Great poem makes you wonder loved it Marie

    When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

    John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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