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Flat-lining

by Odie

I see London everyday
Filled with mystery, majesty and history
So why won't my spirit sore
Why can't I find happiness?
Why do I always long to be where I am not
I could travel the globe
And never find a place to call home
My is soul searching for the unknown entity to make it whole
I have been to Napoleon’s tomb
And not felt greatness
I have been to Buckingham Palace
And not felt majestic
I have visited with the poor in Africa
And not felt humbled
I have stood at the base of a great waterfall
And not felt washed clean

Those that think they know me
Would call me happy and cheerful
But they do not know the pain I hide
Deep down in-side
Like a thick chain around my neck
Pulling me down, sinking me
The locket holding my secret
In plain view for those that would look
My heart is dead
Flat-lining!!
Call the ambulance
Send for the paramedic
No! Wait!
I hear it
Quiet and steady
It beats on





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i enjoy the the way, (Score: 1 )
by induce on Monday, July 16, 2007 (12:13:05)
i enjoy the the way, 'flat-lining' moves about.

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i really like this o (Score: 1 )
by Glen on Monday, October 01, 2007 (10:50:16)
i really like this one odie
it is well written got good words good poem

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    i really like this o (Score: 1 )
    by Odie on Monday, October 01, 2007 (14:44:27)
    Thanks Glen, glad you liked it

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nice poem i lik (Score: 1 )
by caralouann on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 (12:37:04)
nice poem i like it !!!

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    nice poem i lik (Score: 1 )
    by Odie on Monday, October 22, 2007 (04:42:53)
    Thanks, glad you liked it

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