Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …

for example, love

23 July 2015

 

Even the purest

must, necessarily, be

tainted by our flaws.

 

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jungle

04 February 2015

 

My machete’s sharp.

I blazed trails, none existed

through my own jungle.

 

I jungled into

a deep, dark silence, and yet,

I never got lost.

 

Some explorers do,

some return changed, richer for

their experience.

 

Finding your way out

is often the beginning

of exploration.

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each morning’s new

23 June 2014

 

 

morning silhouettes

a world of new beginnings –

dawn’s enlightenment.

 

 

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lone wolf

02 June 2014

 

 

I’d lasso the moon,

but it’s easier to howl

alone in the dark.

 

 

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I should’ve worn flip flops

29 May 2014

 

 

one knot unknotted,

but there will always be more

in life’s shoelaces.

 

 

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embrace

23 May 2014

 

 

these quiet mornings,

I resist the urge within,

embrace emptiness.

 

 

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on second thought

21 May 2014

 

 

pouring morning rain,

birds, undaunted, still singing,

I go back to sleep.

 

 

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I know why

29 April 2014

 

 

I know why this forest calls my name …

 

 

do not follow me,

I go alone, where I must –

this forest of words.

 

I do not bargain,

nor do I apologize

once the way is clear.

 

this path I travel,

indeed the journey as well,

mine, and mine alone.

 

I’ve known all my life,

I was destined for this path,

I must walk alone.

 

I’m solitary,

it’s lonely, but I’m content

going my own way.

 

so, don’t follow me,

find your own path to follow,

words, … nothing but words.

 

 

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reconsider

20 April 2014

 

 

death,

like nothing else,

moves us

to reconsider

life, at least for now.

 

 

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