Grounded madness...

Grounded madness...

A Poem by Frieda P
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Madness like a washed up sea,
      wind without direction &
           stars sans illumination
footsteps in but one grain of sand,
crushing dusty dugout's salvation
       that never reaches shore,
broken pieces of a glass jigsaw puzzle
    mornings lit of sundown's promise
        saying fare thee well at the end day
              tempered within the fire of bitter love tunes,
acknowledged capacity for light in dark passages
      lit within the intensity of folly's frenzy
         a predilection's soft spot lost in the fray,
                    that keeps me grounded



© 2014 Frieda P



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stars sans illumination
footsteps in but one grain of sand,

Very different imagery here, I actually made a face when I read the grain of sand line. Not in scrutiny, but trying to picture a footprint in a single grain of sand. And of course, would stars without illumination be black holes? Or just a black sky? Very interesting Frieda, I love when you make me question things.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

That's the best a poet could hope for, wish I could have seen your face. :) Thanks so much Ashira.



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yeah ... moment to dishevelled moment hey? :) I like this a lot, full of stuff to ponder, many images to sink within ... lovely chick just lovely xx


Posted 3 Years Ago


This sums up perfectly how I have been feeling the last few days.. barely maintaining my foothold on "the ground".. those waves of madness try their best to crush and knock me over with their frenzy... never heard this song, but fits perfectly.. love the melody...

Posted 3 Years Ago


so hard to cling to ones sanity in the crushing .. i feel the disarray of mind and heart .. so glad for the turn of hope in the last lines .. such as it is .. i am still grounded .. let it rain ..let it pour ..anyway .. thats what i read here this morning Frieda .. and hallelujah! it is Frieday!!! yahoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
E.

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Yep, soaked to the bone, and we still carry on, you got it....grazie mille sweet E! Yay, I second th.. read more
I dont know if I'm even qualified enough in my own eyes to review your poems :p they are sooo amazing
This one is so deep and beautiful..
Brilliant :)
-Sunya

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Frieda P

3 Years Ago

So sweet of you to say Sunya, you humble me....Thanks muchly. :)
Somewhere time stands still
I've seen the other side of midnight

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Thanks for reading Bobby.
i love the irony and the oxymoron of "grounded madness"---
to stay grounded in insanity...to be that one grain of sand...

i also like "sundown's promise" rather than the promise of sun-up...

sometimes i feel like a washed up sea.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Don't we all sometimes, thanks so much jacob.
Oooooft, wowee Frieda. What the heck do I say to this one... I've been a way a while and not been writing much and always thought there was something missing in my days and now I know it was you and your poetry. No matter how you write, what you write or when you write it you always seem to touch me and in some way, I can always seem to relate.

Amazeballs...xoxo

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Ooooft, you're a sweet pea noodlebumble, thanks so much! xo
Always something to bite back with or shine light through in your writing...gives me strength xo

Posted 3 Years Ago


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Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Thrilled by your kind words, thanks so much Poppy. xo
Beautiful and amazing description.
"crushing dusty dugout's salvation
that never reaches shore,"
The poem had a feel of sadness and accepting life. Thank you dear friend for reading and the comment.
Coyote


Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

Grazie mille Coyote, muchly appreciated my friend.
stars sans illumination
footsteps in but one grain of sand,

Very different imagery here, I actually made a face when I read the grain of sand line. Not in scrutiny, but trying to picture a footprint in a single grain of sand. And of course, would stars without illumination be black holes? Or just a black sky? Very interesting Frieda, I love when you make me question things.

Posted 3 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Frieda P

3 Years Ago

That's the best a poet could hope for, wish I could have seen your face. :) Thanks so much Ashira.

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