Tsunami

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A second in a series of pieces dedicated to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon.  Eclipse part two, rearranged.

Tsunami


My hands start to tremble,
My head starts to ache,
My thoughts reassemble,
Give and take.

My memories become jumbled,
My attention span breaks,
My words start to fumble,
Mental brake.

My room starts to tumble,
While baby's awake,
Inner walls crumble,
Windows wobble and shake.

My stomach starts to rumble,
The ground starts to quake,
Working men stumble,
To avoid being fake,
Big mistake.

Cerebral malfunction,
My mind is at stake,
Scattered disfunction,
Amid tremorous wakes,
Terminate.

Clouds fill my eyes,
Tides start to rise,
Subconscious riptides,
Surface then disappear.

Waves touch the skies,
A psychic reprise,
Visions subside then reappear.

Curtains disguise,
But cannot minimize,
The confusion and all of the fears.

Earthquakes create tsunamical breaks
    that may require psychological care.
Waves of emotion ravage subliminal shores,
Oceans of thought culminate in confusion and stares.
Minds that break, vacillate,
    between reality and what's not there.
Temporal contusions concentrate,
    where the surface meets the air.



Copyright © September 2009
Kevin Mooney



 

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SuSpence commented on Tsunami

05-02-2010

Amazing once again kmoon. I am going to have to dig out my headphones and find some batteries haha. I need to heat the album while reading these pieces, hearing it in my head is no longer enough. -Spence

kmooney

05/02/2010

Thanks Spence. I am so glad that you like and the Dark Side series. Appreciate all your kind words. Kevin

knight4696 commented on Tsunami

10-08-2009

This is One Hell of a Storm Kevin! You amaze me with your attention to detail and use of metaphors. A great piece!

ginga commented on Tsunami

09-19-2009

WOW Mooney, This sounds like it was quite a challenge to put together it is quite fascinating. You have so many metaphors and images. There is alot here on and beneath the surface of the storm. Awe-inspiring words throughout! ginga

Lolee commented on Tsunami

09-18-2009

At first I was thinking that this person shouldn't have gotten out of bed that day....then I realized that It didn't matter, it was all in his head anyway...from day-to-day. Just plain crazy baby...that's what made it so good. Taking us for a ride once again, in the car called....kmooney. TEN!!!!

StandingBear commented on Tsunami

09-11-2009

A fantastic dedication to part two. I listened to this album a zillion times and it only gets better with each listening. The Dark Side Of The Moon and it's 5 year run is astounding. Another great write.

Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

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

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