Here I Will Rest

image: ParkeHarrison


I’ve gone round and round
until my excuses
and arguments
and lack of good sense
have twined into
a comfortable delusion.
Here I will rest.
     Shh!
Here, I will rest.

This is a Magpie Tale. Go here to read other tales. Also, if you want to have your socks blown off, check out my husband's Magpie here - wow!

Comments

  1. "twined into
    a comfortable delusion" - Ooh! Great word-usage, Bug!

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  2. Oh how I love this poem!
    So many of us build nests of 'comfortable delusion'. But, I hold my tongue this time. Shh!

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  3. i really like this...nicely done indeed

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  4. Very reflective. A good match with the picture.

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  5. I love this! I get so caught up in your funny side that I forget what a good poet you are! Well, you ARE!

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  6. Nice movement in this poem. I might, if anything, work with the line break to slow it down at the very end so that the reader "rests with you. " Do you get what I mean?

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  7. .. 'comfortable delusion' ~ you hit a home run with this Magpie.

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  8. Yes, I can relate to this....a powerful write Bug! :-)

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  9. I read some other poems to do with this photograph & yours is my favourite :)

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  10. This appeals to me. I was never good at delusion. Always met things head on no matter how unpleasant. Then I had a teenager. Delusion can be nice.

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  11. SO do we ALL live in some kindof a delusion?? I do believe we DO! Now, do we all KNOW IT!!?!?!?!??!

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  12. Superb - love the reflective perfection.

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