Watching the Ripples Radiate.
Author: marshalg

Chapter 169
Twice Around the Corner



















Twice around the corner

Thrice around the bend,

Twisting through contortions

Will not make harassment end.

Disparagement aside

There's a lesson to be learnt,

That your overbearing manner

Won't prevent you being burnt.


The reflection in the mirror

Is immaculate and tight,

Actuality shows fractures

Though they're kept well out of sight.

There's a teetering fractiousness,

A blemish to your soul

And no amount of posturing

Will keep the image whole.


Your background is impressive

And scholastically well placed,

Achievement in endeavors

Show you've never been disgraced.

You're social stature's formidable

And your teeth are Oh so white,

Then why is it, that you writhe in bed

In the small hours of the night ?


Why do horrors permeate

The milky hue behind your eyes ?

What source the irritation

When the great majority complies ?

What keeps your ego dominant

When you see the weakness there,

When the light falls on your handiwork

And drives you to despair ?


Twice around the corner

Thrice around the bend,

To camouflage your character

Shall not make your problems end.




@theBach on sick leave

Mangere Bridge

13 October 2009



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