Sunday, October 13, 2013

Missing the apocalypse







Sad world to be born

A prophet is expected

Can we mend our ways?

 

But my sins bind tight

Vulture circles overhead

No taste for drunkard

 

Sleepy in gutter

No warning trumps are heard

World’s edge fine by me

20 comments:

  1. I like this one because although I read and re-read I am still not certain whose perspective I am seeing and that is "fine by me."

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  2. I think there's always room to mend our ways.

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  3. I guess he has the fact that the vulture has no taste for him on his side!

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  4. Certainly one way to think of it....I like it.

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  5. Very interesting perspective, Old Egg. Like Laurie said, there is always time to mend our ways. Well wordled.

    Pamela

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  6. Well, we've been waiting for a prophet and apocalypse for more than 2,000 years now, so I'd say there is probably still enough time to mend one's ways.

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  7. We can become better and make this world better too:)

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  8. Oh, I like world's edge fine by me. Well done!

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  9. I thought of the old world maps where the world was thought to end with a straight edge. Vultures do one of those jobs that no one else wants.

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  10. Just as the vulture has its place in the scheme of things, so might the drunkard...

    Elizabeth

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  11. Come back from the edge and wait for the apocalypse..please..we apocalypse watchers need good company..

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  12. interesting line: world's edge is fine by me.

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  13. I like Dr Pearl's comment. O, to be born!

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  14. I like where you went with this prompt.

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  15. There are no warning trumps. We are meant to make a mistake and mend it later on. I wonder... what happens if it all goes wrong and we are not able to make it right. What would be the situation then!?
    A really interesting write... made me think.
    -HA

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  16. Can't say better than: That's more like it! Very well done.

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  17. The vultures won't eat a drunkard. Ha! That bit brought a chuckle. There's an almost weary acceptance here, but something darker, too.

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