Free Verse: Flowers of My Mind

Free Verse

Flowers of My Mind

flowers_ 2I’m no doctor

to give out prescriptions

just a poor poet

with impressionistic

instincts

like Van Gogh

I want no drawing outline

put in

to see the world.

I like its messy blur

of colors that fade into colors

for this is how I see the world

a symphony

of light!

Alas,

I’ve yet to see

an atom

of happiness to draw

or justice for that matter…

emotions are a poets palette

but in the end

I know

that even here

emotions are

illusions

products of men’s souls

well…no not exactly

they’re real enough to me

but

in the indifferent

Universe

my lust and laws

are just

the flowers in my mind.

8 thoughts on “Free Verse: Flowers of My Mind

  1. Ohhh…Bastet said the “lust” word! Sorry, just had to say that…I’ve watched too much “Two and a Half Men” reruns on TV. Anyway, lovely poem and great ending!

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