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Poem of the Day – Trapped in Schism

Trapped in Schism

 

Secret held in clever folding paper sleeves

Only skin deep perception

 

A steep climb to leaving;

Just afloat

In the same boat: roasting pain in scribbled vision

Doting on a furry fortress of depression

The next one in season.

 

Fine art tea fashion

Served in slim china cups;

Delivered by a lasting presence

Seen to be a shiny suit reflection

In statues thrust before your eyes.

 

A shoe shape shifting mastication; unpick the two lessons on the shelf

Theft of reason; an attempt to squeeze soft fruit into fizzed up water

Didn’t aught to drink from another person’s slipper

As bad as a kipper that was left out of the fridge

Frozen in test tube division

 

A pressed on cuff link

To look like gold

To the one that has been bold

Enough to question

 

February 19th 2017

Patrick Turner-Lee Copyright

 

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