On Folly

I live in shadows of delusion.
All things in this material world,
Blinds me
Numbs me,
Makes my heart soft,
Muddied clay.
Tears like streams,
Into little ponds
Of sirens and nymphs.
Shadows in the water
Of sugar covered apples,
Red as lips,
Passionate from longing.
I let emotion take
The better of me.
Let myself be dragged,
Through endless forests,
Unfamiliar sounds, before –
Before I come to the realization,
That the emotional ride,
Too, is a delusion.
I then encounter,
A quiet place,
Where there is but
The sounds of laughter
From open hearts.

Excuse me now,
I must go play.


~ by Aquatic Poetry on August 27, 2011.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com 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

%d bloggers like this: