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Sun Pocket Poem

October Retreat, Fate Complete

I love the sun, and hope it loves me.

The sun has got me in its pocket and I don’t want to leave.
The sun has got me in its pocket and I don’t want to leave.
The sun has got me in its pocket and I don’t want to leave.
The sun has got me in its pocket and I don’t want to leave.

The sun had me in its pocket, but it left;
leaving me exposed to cold infinite wisdom, feeling quite bereft.
I couldn’t think much while it was shining
flooding my neurons with dopamine and serotonin.
Kind of like when its dazzle obscures a television screen
maybe its getting revenge for when I drew the curtains.

I can’t wait for the sun’s pocket to return and warm me up again.
I can’t wait for the sun’s pocket to return and warm me up again.
I can’t wait for the sun’s pocket to return and warm me up again.
I can’t wait for the sun’s pocket to return and warm me up again.

I hope sun loves me, l Iove the sun.

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Guns N’ Roses Bipolar Poem

After thinking this poem up over the last couple of days, inspired by the GNR song title, If the World, I posted it on the mygnr site.

I think it could be widened into Folding Mirror poem, with Everest at the top, the Marianas Trench at the bottom and sea level in the middle, but it’d take time and effort, and it would just be expanding the point already made in this poem, so here it is as I thought of it, with the explanation from the mygnr site underneath.

If the World…
were the human mind
Axl solo climbed Everest
descended Marianas Trench
from the highest peak
to the lowest point
and told his story
with the help
of Guns N’ Roses
musicians and fans –
his fellow explorers.

I adapted If the World‘s title to envision the breadth of Axl’s bipolar mind, using our planet’s geography as a metaphoric landscape canvas. Axl’s mind was of course what wrote If the World‘s words, with Chris Pitman also credited. It’s not a favourite song of mine; I just had the idea for the poem from it. The poem can be widened to all those with a bipolar mind. I included fans because I really believe it, although I hope it makes you like it more too… and maybe even me… although I’m not seeking conviviality… maybe a job as a roadie?!

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