SLEEPWALKING

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    SLEEPWALKING

    We walk through life as if sleeping,
    Our eyes wide open, never seeing,
    We pass by so much without a notice,
    Only caring not to care or feel,
    We gaze ahead no goal in our sight,
    Of all these things we are blind,
    We lost our senses,
    Our purpose to be,
    We stare at the sun without warmth,
    Our lives in shadow,
    We feel the chill of the moon,
    Of our desolete lives we lead,
    We lost our way, We lost our way......


    Richard(PHOENIX)Cartledge   (c)  7/16/09

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    cmlestrade commented on SLEEPWALKING

    09-14-2009

    This poem made me think and the sad thought is that this is sometimes true. This poem seemesd so allegorical, your images are chilling, but presented with such a steady meter that the theme of the poem is never lost.

    teasasue commented on SLEEPWALKING

    08-16-2009

    this is a great poem, and it defiantly makes you think about yourself a little bit closer

    JadedJezzabel commented on SLEEPWALKING

    07-31-2009

    We stare at the sun without warmth, Our lives in shadow, We feel the chill of the moon, this line is sublime.....i love it.....great write

    KerriAnne commented on SLEEPWALKING

    07-29-2009

    It wasReally sparked my Interest to examine myself, and very Inspiring.

    poetheart87 commented on SLEEPWALKING

    07-27-2009

    We do walk through life as if we're asleep. The majority of people only care about themselves, so in essence we lose ourselves, lost our way as you said.

    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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