Viral Thoughts

Sifting through importance,
brain an old cash register
pinging thoughts
ringing up solutions.

Am I locked?
Am I down?
Operational within
my circumferent world.

Where is normality?
It lurks in the distance
of sociability,
a waiting game.

Thoughts queue,
I queue,
for scarcity
of necessity.

Listening to the absence
of usual white noise,
I hear,
beauty.







Poetry by shells
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Written on 2020-04-30 at 00:24

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Editorial Team The PoetBay support member heart!
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2020-05-02


Hans Bump The PoetBay support member heart!
So good I just want to sit with it for awhile. Double bookmarked!
2020-05-01


Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
This is a wonderful poem, so many sparkling facets.
2020-04-30


Elle The PoetBay support member heart!
It is a strange time, so many emotions and feelings - each day, I dust off my brain and sift through, finding little treasures and thoughts - no two days the same - I love the cash register - I remember well those pings!

Elle x
2020-04-30



I love "circumferent"! Also love the brain as cash register, the playing with the "social distance" phrase, and the ending. Brava!
2020-04-30


one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
This must be a day for reflection.

Bookmarked.
2020-04-30