The Inner Limits

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    The Inner Limits

     

    Round about

    And in and out of illusions

    I trekked for a spell

    Tracking words

    Working thoughts unheard of

    In search of higher meaning

    That a pure-perfect vision

    Might find its way across the desert

    Of my discontent

     

    Thus writing became my passion

    My reason for living

    My lover

     

    Reams poured forth

    Decades blinked by

    Time imploded into ancient ritual

    Discarded like sunburned skin

    Peeled off a hidden body of work

    Only the searing scorch of wisdom

    Could reveal

     

     

    John Christopher

    OCT 2004

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    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.

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