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Sailing

By soppie626, Oshawa, Canada

Drifting
on a raft
down a stream
away from reality
away from me.

With me is you
but I'm getting farther away
and with me and you is everyone.
waving me away
watching me leave
with dry eyes
even though you know I'm not coming back.

I clutch at ropes
trying to fill my empty sails
but all the air in the world
couldn't turn me around.

Wouldn't.

The wheel can only steer away.
My compass stays fast on south.
But everyone is north
moving east

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ajl245167
Great way to describe that kind of situation!
Dec. 01, 2012 at 2:09 PM • Report
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