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It Takes Me

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jbowie
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since 02-18-2000
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BANGOR (that OR) ME


0 posted 03-08-2000 11:46 PM       View Profile for jbowie   Email jbowie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for jbowie

It takes me

Pale misshapen figures glide about my room
with the darkness shrouding their withered arms
seeking my head hidden beneath the bedspread
Changing in an instant to the shadowy outlines
cast by a desperately fluttering moth
beating itself against my nightlight

It takes me where

A rythmic motion of splashing waves
pressing against the cloudless sky, where mist
sprays and shifts about in the blowing wind
Turning back into a blanket of waving late
summer grass reeds, releasing their seeds
to drift upon the currents of air

It takes me where it wants

A brilliant fire spreads from tree to tree
rolling about the sky as brilliant embers
flicker between the branches of the pines
Transposed by my mind, as the radiant sun sets
beyond the horizon, dousing the bright image
with the coming of night

It takes me where it wants to be

Daydreams and nightmares, the conjured
images within my mind that prance about
and reshape the perception of my world
A world that has dreams of it's own,
shaped from reality, but always changing
with the power of imagination

It takes me


 A real man
kisses his children goodnight
© Copyright 2000 James Bowie - All Rights Reserved
EagleOne
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since 03-07-2000
Posts 2858
Between a laugh and a tear...


1 posted 03-08-2000 11:59 PM       View Profile for EagleOne   Email EagleOne   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for EagleOne

The first verse reminds me of a dream I once had.....to this day I still wonder if it was just a dream..........
jbowie
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since 02-18-2000
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BANGOR (that OR) ME


2 posted 03-09-2000 12:22 AM       View Profile for jbowie   Email jbowie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for jbowie

yep, that is exactly what I was working with. I felt a coldness and other feelings at a time when I was having problems during my parents thankfully brief seperation. I almost felt as if something could sense that my spirit was weak at the time, and that I may make an easy target. Still gives me the creeps.
jazzgal
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since 03-07-2000
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3 posted 03-09-2000 12:32 AM       View Profile for jazzgal   Email jazzgal   Edit/Delete Message     View IP for jazzgal

jbowie, great words and imaginative!  is it real or just a dream?  how ever it maybe, it seems like it was talkin about me...
Nan
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Cape Cod Massachusetts USA


4 posted 03-10-2000 08:43 PM       View Profile for Nan   Email Nan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nan's Home Page   View IP for Nan

James, You've got to be one of the most versatile writers I've had the privilege of working with on any forum... Very nice indeed..
 
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