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We were five...but sadly, no more; by Chuck Duboff

© Chuck Duboff

Five
Like minds,
Troubled souls,
Searching,
Feigning laughter…

Splashing,
Jumping,
Sun drenched,
Supposedly fun filled times;
A mask.

The one,
Lost to self slaughter. 33 more words

Poetry

Is It Wisdom, or Is It Perspective?

“They just don’t get it.” Two of my co-workers were commiserating about their teenagers again.

“Right,” the other one replied. “They just don’t get how it makes other people feel. 432 more words

Musings

The Blues - a haiku

Blotches of blue stain,

self absorbed thoughts, ball and chain,

Writing

Ode to the Umbrella

Southern Californians are so self-absorbed!”

Hmm…I hadn’t noticed, I worried. At the Chopra Center, Southern California felt like paradise. And, isn’t it justifiable to be self-absorbed in an introspective, meditative sense?

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Happiness

Cure for Self-Absorption

A sudden downpour, and for reasons I don’t really know, I remember days I spent at the convent (when I tried to become a nun.) 247 more words

Thoughts

poem-shatter

You are bound tightly by mirrors

Gazing at yourself through refracted light

Every flaw magnified infinitely

Every hurt reflected back

slashing

slashing

slashing

you into fragile glass: you… 39 more words

Poetry

Rambling around in my thoughts...

On the bottom half of this journey called living, I find myself revisiting my past. Lately in my dreams as well as when I’m awake. 102 more words