Perpetual Canon

Someone reaches out in longing need

The hand slapped down with shocking smack

To limit communication doesn’t make sense

Behind screens of opacity

Carefully constructed houses of cards

Oblivious to what one may lack

Surrounding subject matter with barbed wire fence

Somewhat dimming the inner fire

Pay attention to the way we bleed

Saying and doing things that we can’t take back

Doubting our own infinite capacity

To perform even this simple deed

Confronting adversity is often hard

We don’t discern any difference

When we feel safe behind fences of barbed wire

Protected from any and all attacks

Placated by preaching to our choirs

Ignorant of the ego’s audacity

Risk-free life all but guaranteed

But from love we are also barred

In our earnest tenacity

To trade all real emotion for ‘fact’

When the source of all our confidence

Is a perimeter of wire fences, barbed


12 thoughts on “Perpetual Canon”

Share your amazing thoughts with me!

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.