Wurlitzer mind

Wurlitzer mind

A Poem by gram linski
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A rough day at the office

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Spin spin spin
There is nothing left
to hold onto,
My grasp has fallen
from the sky,
Even the clouds have
forsaken me,
Spin spin spin
I can no longer
bite the night,
With broken toothless
gums and grin,
Scream, if you want
to go faster,
Spin spin spin
The pulse of
blood in brain,
A thunderous heart
encaged in bone,
And the waves
and the waves,
Spin spin spin
Erratic beating muscles
and steel banded  skull,
Motionless, still,
untethered, at tidal whim,
And the tick tick tock
of nature's f*****g clock,
Spin spin spin

© 2019 gram linski



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A rough day at the office indeed! Sounds like the wash cycle is stuck?
Kidding apart this flowing piece uses the repitition to demonstrate that trapped feeling as one is seemingly unable to control matters. The throbbing head you take home with you and still your head spins as work is still on your mind. There are several phrases that give the sensation of tension such as " I can no longer
bite the night,
With broken toothless
gums"
And as the clock ticks another work day dawns.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

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John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

Flanker, one of the toughest positions in rugby. My mates tries to get me to play hooker. I was 60kg.. read more
gram linski

2 Weeks Ago

And still took their f*****g money, lol



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With a Wurlitzer Mind you should probably get an 'organ' transplant! As I read this I can feel the beat of a chant like Vachel Lindsay of old ("Congo"). This could be the reply to the wife when she asks, "How was your day Honey?!" Sounds like this office is due for a complete overhaul, or everyone given a sabbatical.
"The Office from Hell!"
Tom

Posted 1 Week Ago


gram linski

1 Week Ago

lol, Thanks again, the office was actually inside my head, so a sabbatical might be a bit difficult,
kentuck14

1 Week Ago

Ahh . . . go ahead and take one anyway . . . even virtually working it that office must have taken a.. read more
Don't you just want to stop the world and get off some days? Bad day at the office indeed, and I've had a few of those. Sounds like you need tea and sympathy. I like the repetition and your words make me feel Claustrophobic. Stop that spin cycle.

Chris

Posted 1 Week Ago


gram linski

1 Week Ago

I will need 24 hrs notice, I have done the Scotland/ Devon hitch many a time, and if you can get the.. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

1 Week Ago

Another Scot? I better get the shortbread out :)
gram linski

1 Week Ago

Don't get it out , post it up north, you know you want to, lol
I think we all have days when we feel as though things are spiraling away, or out of control... It is also very encouraging when we come across something that reinforces that fact and makes ya realise your not entirely on your own.... Enjoyed and then some .... N

Posted 1 Week Ago


gram linski

1 Week Ago

thanks for reading and understanding, N, everyone needs a hug on occasion,
Neville Pettitt

1 Week Ago

they sure do, dont we... N :)
yes, caught up in the whirlwind that is life...spinning too fast...and we can barely hang onto it...
i felt dizzy after reading this...you create excellent momentum.
i love the "thunderous heart/ encaged in bone"

j.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


gram linski

2 Weeks Ago

Thanks j, you always seem to grasp the meaning, inner meaning, of my sorry sad tales, thanks for rea.. read more
yeesh this feels and sounds like a panic attack supreme... the bunny is feeling a bit dizzy i hope you got out of the office alive and went for a nice calm walk in the park afterwards. Welcome to cafe, nice to meet you I'm Bunny:)

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


gram linski

2 Weeks Ago

Hey Bunny, nice to meet you, thanks for the review, the office was ma head, so no much escape, but d.. read more
Can relate to this one big time Gram, exactly how i feel at present, trying to hold on to anything that will ground me again. And feel like I am slipping into a void of a pit, of despair and upset again. And trying with all your might to stop falling and gain control of me.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


gram linski

2 Weeks Ago

Lived this all my life, Dawn, and so have you, the secret is to lean in and counter act the spin, pu.. read more
A rough day at the office indeed! Sounds like the wash cycle is stuck?
Kidding apart this flowing piece uses the repitition to demonstrate that trapped feeling as one is seemingly unable to control matters. The throbbing head you take home with you and still your head spins as work is still on your mind. There are several phrases that give the sensation of tension such as " I can no longer
bite the night,
With broken toothless
gums"
And as the clock ticks another work day dawns.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This comment has been deleted by the poster.
John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

Flanker, one of the toughest positions in rugby. My mates tries to get me to play hooker. I was 60kg.. read more
gram linski

2 Weeks Ago

And still took their f*****g money, lol

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