Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …

to the angel on my shoulder

29 March 2013

to the angel on my shoulder

 

I

do

not

know

what

I

am

doing,

so

just

shut

up

and

leave

me

alone!

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Exhibit

29 March 2013

Exhibit

 

Please pardon the mess.

I’m trying to prepare for

a new exhibit.

It should be opening soon.

Do you want a sneak preview?

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Orion

29 March 2013

Orion

 

Chase me, pursue me,

I’d likely let you catch me,

not as a victim,

to devour like prey, but

as what, I’d rather not say.

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Midstream

29 March 2013

Midstream

 

This river is deep,

running swiftly, steady, … pure,

and I stand midstream.

Tempted by these strong currents

to surrender and let go.

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Icarus

29 March 2013

Icarus

 

I told you, warned you

what would happen if you flew

too close to the sun.

You trusted your newfound wings

but you never learned to fall.

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me you us

29 March 2013

me, you, us

 

I struggle with my own history,

knowing that the past is the past.

It shouldn’t ever matter,

For I am who I am

and I’d love to share

my journey through

with someone

like you.

Please?

Then,

we can

begin to

write Tomorrows

together perhaps,

as collaborators,

co-writing our own story,

an interwoven tapestry

that reflects who we were and will be.

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Apocryphal

29 March 2013

Apocryphal

 

I couldn’t write it,

for reasons I can’t explain —

it revealed too much.

Some revelations are best

kept hidden and swallowed whole.

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Wrong

29 March 2013

Wrong

 

I’ve always just asked

for nothing less than your all

and given the same.

So, if that was ever wrong,

then I don’t want to be right.

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Spoiler Alert

29 March 2013

Spoiler Alert

 

If you knew the end

from the very beginning,

would you still proceed?

Or would you say, "Why bother?"

and find another story?

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