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Thoughts for the Couch

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Johnny
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since 08-08-99
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Liberty, MO USA


0 posted 08-08-99 10:44 PM       View Profile for Johnny   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Johnny

Thinking.
Why does thinking tend to take a
back seat
most of the time. I mean,
WAY
back there.
BASICS in the back seat please.
Like you're sittin' on the couch watchin' MTV and you throw your brain under the reclinable chair. Why do we subject ourselves to mindless videos created by high school flunkies. What kind of life is that.
I mean, this is when your brain just says,
"Woh! What is going on. USE ME!!!"
So by then you have turned off the mindless television set
and taken your butt off of the couch. You walk to the backyard and
lay down in the freshly trimmed grass.
Now this is more like it.
You take a good look on the inside
to refelect on the life that has been
given to you.
You wonder if you are the way you are because
a) you have had things happen to you.
or you are the way you are because of
b) your reactions to life as it happens.
You wonder why that big fluffy cloud
looks like the mailman and you wonder who painted the sky
that lovely shade of blue.
By now you have forgotten about MTV and mindless videos and you have gotton back to the basics
and put them in the
DRIVERS SEAT.

Some of life's most prescious moments happen when you sit back and
THINK.
Gettin' your intellectual mojo flowin'.
Now thats what I call a good time.


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Sunny
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1 posted 08-08-99 10:49 PM       View Profile for Sunny   Email Sunny   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Sunny

...and what I just read really made me think. Thanx for waking me up to the rut we sometimes let ourselves fall into.
Nicely done.

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Sunny
 
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