"Stationary" a.k.a (Straddling the Fence)
Sitting in the center of the medium,
unable to decide whether to go left or right
Stationary...Stuck
 
The craters of your mind won’t release its secrets
So you sit there, with your hands folded and legs crossed
Stationary...Stuck
 
From the back alley of your heart you can sense the necessity for change
But your soul responds with fear
Stationary...Stuck
 
While heavy traffic zooms by on every side
With destinations determined and minds made up
You’re stationary...Stuck
 
The prickly feel of your current discomfort should be enough to provoke a decision
Yet like the mood of an overcast sky, it gives you an excuse to return to your slumber
Stationary...Stuck
 
You’re neither hot nor cold, neither right nor wrong
You won’t say yes and can’t say no
Stationary...Stuck
 
Just like gray, you go along with everything
When paired with powerful reds, your neutrality goes undetected
Alongside the aristocracy of black, you appear sophisticated like the rest
Attached to the brightness of white, you share in it's luster
 
So, instead of rising to your place of authority, sophistication and brilliance
You take up residence in the gray area
where life is predictable and safe
Stationary...Stuck

Comments:
 
Michele   Michele wrote
on 7/15/2009 12:39:51 PM
Those days when you really just want to go back to bed---I'll read this again next time I get 'stuck'--congrats on the May kudos!!!

bigred7   bigred7 wrote
on 7/13/2009 9:46:47 PM
Wow. Congrats. This is a wonderful poem. Keep them coming. Great job.

Trenchtownrock   Trenchtownrock wrote
on 6/29/2009 7:46:46 PM
Congrats.

poetrydances   poetrydances wrote
on 6/21/2009 3:55:34 AM
Hi Poeticprincess- Just to let you know that this poem has been featured on Poetrydances.com -as part of our agreement with writingroom.com (congratulations on the May contest result) Here's the link : http://www.poetrydances.com/wrwinnersforum.htm It is also shown in the poetry selections for this period- and it's also been listed in our current period Favorite Writer's area- along with your name. If you would like to see further work of yours linked on site- best to go to our poetry network- poetrydances.ning.com to do that- (To let you know also - our main site- shows on page one of all main search engines for many standard poetry related searches- so you should enjoy further exposure for your work.) Well done again Regards Tony. Poetrydances.

Trenchtownrock   Trenchtownrock wrote
on 6/18/2009 8:15:07 AM
Good to see this piece back in rotation..good during the first read and even better the second time around.

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