My Infinite If

My Infinite If

A Poem by Doug
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I saw a great movie tonight. This is my reaction to it and the rest of my thoughtful night.

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One of the things that gives me hope
these days is the road I walked on my
way home from a happy movie I saw
in the theater with my sister, a too-cute
movie too-perfect to ever, in our reality,
be even close to truth, full of characters
I would bleed to be–

 

The girl with the kindest of eyes or the
boy with his lips molding hers, sure that
the wait is over, complete, satisfied on
a plane that reality can never diminish,
happy to stare, together–

Thinking, it occurred to me that, while I
could walk along that road for the rest of
my life, straddle that yellow line until the
bags under my eyes were darker than the
blacktop beneath my feet, the end of it
would always be beyond the scope of my
limited vision, and reality, a never ending,
if delicious, dream–

© 2008 Doug


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Doug
Any and all thoughts welcome.

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I re-read this. It's still as lovely as the last time. But you have lots of time. Lots of time to find what's along that road.

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Now I'm really curious as to what movie you saw!
"I could walk along that road for the rest of
my life, straddle that yellow line until the
bags under my eyes were darker than the
blacktop beneath my feet" Your imagery is awesome! Good job Doogle!

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

"full of characters i would bleed to be"...there's a line worth stealing...ed

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Amazing title!!!!

I like the thoughtful prosy walk. It works really well. It's all you. I don't miss the rhyming stanzas from you at all.

Posted 10 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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