"I am hearing poetry when awake, dreaming poetry when asleep, breathing poetry with each breath, I am living in a poem."

Monday, June 10, 2013

A Rabbit Chase of Nonsense

We look in the mirror
to see what is not there
in a rabbit chase of nonsense.

How many pills does it take
to contain an epidemic of vanity?

Attention’s whore is without a gender….

Too much gold makes one poor
while pennies lay in palms of the grateful.



©Susie Clevenger 2013


The Prompt at Mindlovemisery is to write a poem of madness or nonsense. 

5 comments :

Anonymous said...

Oh how wise and thoughtful! Loved it Susie...
Sreeja
Writingonjusttowrite.blogspot.com

mindlovemisery said...

This is fantastic Susie and very thought-provoking I love it =)

Enigmatic Soul said...

Brilliant. And thought-provoking.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Oh those last two lines could be a Zen koan, kiddo! Awesome write!

hyperCRYPTICal said...

So much wisdom here Susie - well done.
Anna :o]

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