Living on Adrenaline

Living on Adrenaline

A Poem by Clyde du Coeur
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Love makes people do crazy things. Some can take a step back and look at it from the outside. This poem sums it up! (February 2012)

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[HEART]

Sometimes confusion floods the mind,

So much that the right path is hard to find...


[BRAIN]

nearly convinced self

living on adrenaline

it was 'the right thing'


[BRAIN]

"to pull a few strings

hot-foot it to paradise"

pull'd back on the reins...


[BRAIN]

don't think I could live

with the sadness i might bring

to you when off-guard


the pain that would drag

could not survive with my heart

so broken and hurt


could not survive

being stranded high and dry

lost in a nightmare


what was i thinking

can't pick up where we left off

what good would it do


[HEART]

The path is there - shining through;

Deep down, I know it leads to you.


[BRAIN]

if i came to you

in parallel universe

.... let's not be silly!


[BRAIN]

hey you, wake up, breathe

don't waste your time in a dream

hypothetical


this ain't a movie

you'd only fall on your feet

stay home, breathe in, exhale


you'll both work it out

all in good time, there's no rush

"que sera, sera"

© 2014 Clyde du Coeur


Author's Note

Clyde du Coeur
A few rhyming couplets/the heart's confession [emotional, interfering, make-believe] + extended haiku/the brain's map [analytical, logical, reasonable]. In parts, the brain is briefly swayed by the heart [depicted in italics] but sees the light and shakes it off.
Wrote this on adrenaline, therefore it ain't broke and don't need fixing.

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Clyde du Coeur
Clyde du Coeur

United Kingdom



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I love writing poetry, songs and stories. I like living life because events invite me to review them in a poetic way. I've always loved creative subjects like music, creative writing, photography, dra.. more..

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