A Poem by blueseeker

The value of truth

often misheard.

The body of time

fighting for purpose.


Yet, both coexists

never understood.


Perhaps, both remain

as hollow shadows in which

we are to conform.   


for an audience of one?

© 2012 blueseeker

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You give much to ponder, in these few stanzas. The image of truth and time as two ''hollow shadows'' that we must come to terms with and acquiesce with, opens up a door to the imagination.

Posted 9 Years Ago

I love this! Haunting, chilling, beautiful and so well-written it fills me with writer's envy. Keep up the great work, you have a beautiful voice & style!!

Posted 9 Years Ago

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They are ours to do with what we wish :) journey in the pursuit of who we choose to become. Awesome write!

Posted 9 Years Ago

The one we have as an audience: God? The devil? A loved one? the self? If only we knew.

Posted 9 Years Ago

Yes, people often all try to be the same by style and when someone is different they are often attack and the effort is put forth to force them to conform or be outcasted. Who is the audience we really conform for? Ourselves. Excellent poem.

Posted 9 Years Ago

This is amazing! Short, but to the point.

Posted 9 Years Ago

This is a phenomenal write.. Reading along I was like yes..then bam that last line sends the message to the core.. and yes and audience of one.. excellent write..xo

Posted 9 Years Ago

Truth and time move on, shaping us to their forms.

Posted 9 Years Ago

Brilliant! As Time moves on and life changes, our values change.There seems to be a need to conform with the times, and for that, we need purpose. We strive and fight for it... yet, is it hollow?... for Time continues to change.
This in my perception of this piece. Thank you for this thought-provoking write.

Posted 9 Years Ago

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Added on May 18, 2012
Last Updated on May 18, 2012



discover passionately and be a fool doing so. im very interested in the impossible questions of this universe. or possibly the choices and actions of humanity. questions will always consume my mind.. more..

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A Poem by blueseeker

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A Poem by blueseeker

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