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Literature
One of my sins...
I am a giant
and I don't mean in a good way
two hundred fifty five pounds of nothing.
I am dying more quickly because of this
unable to keep up with the toxins I create.
Valiant efforts are put forth by my glands
but they cannot compete with my mind.
It seeks to fill the emptiness with food.
I am very empty.
I eat a lot.
Jesus died for me, for this...
How can I ever repay him on this track?
Were I God, to say I was a disappointment would be...
an understatement.
Still Love conquers and I shall endeavour.
Lord don't give up on me.
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Literature
Facades
Don't parlay me with broken hearts
Don't marry me into Descartes
I don't want to know
I don't need to know
Arrow doesn't really shoot straight
It carries just a little weight
I already know
You already know
So let me tell you one more time
This world isn't yours or mine
Truth never lies
But for tarnished eyes.
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Literature
Confused
Did my walk end early?
Where am I?
Scratching my arm absentmindedly
I turned to see where I had been
And saw only a cracked walkway.
Scratch scratch scratch and...
That incessant buzzing!
Why won't the insects leave me alone?
Swatting at air I start walking
And stumble.
I was going somewhere
But I cannot remember where.
Clenching my jaw I glance about
With a sense of dread on a sunny day,
And I scratch.
I remember when I was young
And thought death was an eternity away...
The air is thick,
My arm is rubber,
And I am lost.
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Literature
Self-Monitor
I didn't mean to debride her last remnant of self,
Trying to shake the sticky flesh from the grater
(It didn't come off, I had to scrub and scrub and scrub)
I realized what I had done...
Was anyone looking?
I no longer doubt the Appalachians eroded
One drop of rain at a time,
And that a soul can be scraped from a heart
One stroke at a time.
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Literature
The Trail...
As the daylight waxes I find myself winding through a verdant fen.
Between the leaves I can see the sky, blue thread through green it wends.
It carries all my hopes and dreams that some day this journey ends.
But as I wander along this road the sun begins to set,
And even though I can see the end, the end is never met.
It stretches on, an abandoned road where the mighty men once played,
Where machines of war and steel and grit have become a distant shade.
But in my eyes it is nothing more than my own denial made.
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Mature content
How I love :icontuishimi:Tuishimi 0 2
Literature
Without, I die...
Tree branches caught in whirling walls of aether,
Snapped from their trunk, brittle and inflexible,
My faith is weak.
Evidence is an unending heat
Scorching doubt and worry...
But I, I apply protection;
Without life giving sap
Leaves will whither and die,
Flowers will never form,
And I will rot.
The branch needs the trunk,
The trunk roots in Jesus,
And I need the Creator.
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Literature
dArama?
Scramble-scrape of puppy claws on tile
As the red ball rolls past,
Upsetting the quorum
Of toes.
"Oomph!"
Helicoptor in a wind storm
One hundred, eighty degrees later,
Sights locked
He lunges.
"Yap yap yap!"
[That's MY red ball!]
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Literature
Harlot No More
For am I not beloved?
Jericho had to fall and with it
Foul men of foul deeds.
The blood of children was nothing
To them.
They lived for the body, not the mind.
I lived for the body, not the mind.
But where there was fear there was hope.
Hope became faith.
Faith saved me.
I may not know
What may come...
But I know my God
And I trust Him
Not the future.
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Literature
Not Unlike King David
His time never quite arrives,
Desert-jackrabbit-dashing-about
Unable to coalesce.
It isn't that he thrives,
More he cannot live with all the doubt
Of being at rest.
And yet he still survives,
A rare man who is able to flout
What others repress.
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Critiques

by vespera

The word choice is very pretty. If this is indeed about fields flowering (blossom) I think this is suitable for haiku, since there shou...


I don't critique often but I had to talk about this one... The cadence of this is wonderful. It's fairly quick yet reads smoothly and s...


What I love about Kallia-goldenwings is her choice of topics. She chooses interesting and often difficult subjects to expound upon. Whi...

by Ikue

While Web Development is my profession, I must admit that I am more of a business logic person, less a designer. I do, however, know wh...


The author (as I have stated in a previous critique) has quite a unique style and tackles topics many people will not - often using raw...


A poem is more than wordplay, it is expression, it is emotion, it is a work of literature that often appeals to more than one of the re...

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I am a giant
and I don't mean in a good way
two hundred fifty five pounds of nothing.
I am dying more quickly because of this
unable to keep up with the toxins I create.
Valiant efforts are put forth by my glands
but they cannot compete with my mind.
It seeks to fill the emptiness with food.
I am very empty.
I eat a lot.

Jesus died for me, for this...
How can I ever repay him on this track?
Were I God, to say I was a disappointment would be...
an understatement.

Still Love conquers and I shall endeavour.
Lord don't give up on me.
Don't parlay me with broken hearts
Don't marry me into Descartes
I don't want to know
I don't need to know
Arrow doesn't really shoot straight
It carries just a little weight
I already know
You already know
So let me tell you one more time
This world isn't yours or mine
Truth never lies
But for tarnished eyes.
Did my walk end early?
Where am I?
Scratching my arm absentmindedly
I turned to see where I had been
And saw only a cracked walkway.

Scratch scratch scratch and...
That incessant buzzing!
Why won't the insects leave me alone?
Swatting at air I start walking
And stumble.

I was going somewhere
But I cannot remember where.
Clenching my jaw I glance about
With a sense of dread on a sunny day,
And I scratch.

I remember when I was young
And thought death was an eternity away...
The air is thick,
My arm is rubber,
And I am lost.
2017-05-05 19 31 36-Greenshot
My current Windows 10 desktop...  rainmeter, awesome background from DigitalBlasphemy (I subscribe), Tiles is running as well as Fences... actually ShadowFX too!
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Still Alive and Kicking!

Wed Oct 22, 2014, 10:13 PM
...sky's not the limit...

:)

So sorry I don't get on and comment much.  :(

I am gone most of the day these days ... my own creative drive is absorbed by work.

I try to pop on to check for PMs and or PRs.  I WILL start looking at and commenting on some of the poetry and art sitting in my box.


Some links that describe my mindset:

www.mikesjunkyard.com/index.ph… Science and Religion
www.mikesjunkyard.com/index.ph… Politics
www.mikesjunkyard.com/index.ph… In general

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Tuishimi
Mitch
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Married, 2 kids, software engineer.

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Personal Quote: The secret compartment of my ring I fill with an Underdog super energy pill!
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evyto Featured By Owner May 12, 2017
thank you for the fav :)
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thank you for the fav :sun:
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thank you for the watch
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thank you for the fav :ahoy:
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rhunel Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016   General Artist
Thanks for the fractal fave, have a blessed day! -Debra
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rhunel Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016   General Artist
Thanks for the fractal fave, have a blessed day! -Debra
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nikita6669 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2016   Traditional Artist
thanks for watch:) (Smile) 
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amazing work..
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calligraphyartworks Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav!!
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Thanks for the fav! Good bless!!!
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rider-on-the-storm Featured By Owner May 18, 2015  Student General Artist
btw...have i ever asked you what Tuishimi means? i feel like I've been wondering for ten years now
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rider-on-the-storm Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Student General Artist
thank you for the favorites, old friend :)
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HugQueen Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014   Writer
:hug: Thanks for the favorite.
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Thank you very much for the fav !! : )
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My friend, thanks!!            CANANEENNE by TofstoFs
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Thank you for the +fav !
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Thank you for the faves!
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StreetTalk121 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You a fellow Christian? :)
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