A Greater Prize


Author: CloudNumber9
Created: February 28, 2012 at 11:22 pm
Entry Type: Poem, G (All)
Category: General/Other | General/Other | General/Other
Entry Stats: 4.75 Stars by 2 users with 2 comments 66 views

A Greater Prize 
Through the maze
and past the mire
cold as ice
but burns like fire

A strange osmosis
rescues us
from murky waters
full of pus

In the corals
of below
a dead end forms
now - where to go?

You just sense it
now it's time
to steer away
it's not a crime

Remaining here
a static wave
that cannot crash
became a slave

Move on, move forth
advance and live
a day too late
then you won't forgive

Believe in knowledge
in knowing sense
or instead of pounds
you'll be earning pence

Philosophize
but realize
in a world out there
is a greater prize

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Comments & Reviews

OCeallaigh
March 01, 2012

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Enjoyed !
Extremely soothful words.

"Through the maze
and past the mire
cold as ice
but burns like fire"

An opening stanza that hooked and reeled in my interest.


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Galacticbeam
February 28, 2012

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good writing
There is always a greater prize out there if you want it. This is what I get from you poem. Hope I'm right.

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