Archive for the ‘Fellow Traveler’ Category

Sometimes, you’ve got to go *there*,

nebulous land of dreams,

to realize it’s not what you want or need,

to learn that what you had was actually the “thing”.

If you’re fortunate, it won’t be too late to return,

retreat, escape.

Do not, though, expect a warm welcome.

 

(To be continued…)

©SvetlanaSamizdat

 

 

 

 

 

3D Glasses

Everybody is somebody.

Everybody is expected to be somebody.

Everybody expects you to be somebody.

Same.

Similar.

Different.

Fine line:

recognition,

detection,

rejection.

Detention.

 

©SvetkaSamizdat

 

 

 

 

 

Red Luna (Illawarra Mercury)

I too am an outsider,

apart from the clique.

I too am a Fellow Traveler,

riven by angst,

rejection,

pain,

dejection:

what good deep thinking

and best intentions

in this shallow world?

… We try,

we really try,

and we die.

Futility engulfs,

hearts and minds sneer. …

Misunderstood,

scorned, we retreat,

inevitable defeat,

we despair:

base, self-centred adversaries

always seem

to ace.

 

©SvetkaSamizdat

 

 

 

 

 

Finn Air, Hilton, Hertz, etc

I am so tired,

drained and depleted,

by the gimmicks,

complications and catches,

global capitalism throws my way.

Loyalty program?

Yeah, as if!

(Thought and movement control,

totalitarianism today…)

 

©SvetkaSamizdat

 

 

 

 

 

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Fellow traveler

got lost somewhere along the way.

Marginalized,

misinterpreted,

persecuted,

misunderstood.

More than anything,

I “just” wanted the world

to be

a better place.

 

©SvetkaSamizdat