Deja Vu

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Deja Vu


I am a brief reflection,
A breath of cool fresh air,
A gentle breeze,
A winter freeze,
An inkling of something once there.

I am a child's first instinct,
A newborn's first heard cry,
A mother's tension,
Her apprehension,
The tear in a father's eye.

I am the warmth of fire,
A cold winter's welcome reprieve,
A pine cone scent,
An inner reverence,
The sense of knowing a need.

I lie deep inside you,
Nestled in your mind.
A latent look,
The crack of a book,
A memory left behind.

I make a subtle appearance,
When opportunities arise.
Reveal myself,
When something else,
Challenges my disguise.

A manifested illusion,
A thought that helps decide,
An innate intuition,
Instinctive vision,
A blind decision on which to abide.

I am a hint of nostalgia,
A reincarnated clue,
An internal perception,
A thought resurrection,
I am a deja vu.


 

 

Copyright © December 2009
Kevin Mooney

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chrysanthemum commented on Deja Vu

03-12-2010

you are very talented, this is one of my favorite of yours. you words and ideas flow so well together. wow.

goldygirl commented on Deja Vu

01-22-2010

what exactly means deja vu? hm, interesting poem...

knight4696 commented on Deja Vu

01-19-2010

Kevin - You certainly captured the feeling in this one .. It is probably the weirdest feeling one might have .. and yet so many have experienced it. And yet .. there really is no solid proof that it exists or that what we are experiencing is some force from another dimension. Is it? Or is it that our minds are just playing tricks on us? Great write my friend - leaves one with a lot to ponder! :) Ken

bloomingsun commented on Deja Vu

01-16-2010

Deja Vu, such a strange sensation. You have captured the essense of the feeling so artfully here. I love these last lines, "An internal perception,/ A thought resurrection/ I am a deja vu." Simply a genius of an ending!

mdpoetgirl commented on Deja Vu

01-15-2010

Very, very good. Great descriptions...well thought out.

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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