Vishnu's DreamVishnu's DreamVishnu's Dream3 days ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
I have seen the darkness consume me,
And I know it is all too clear.
Took one step forward but three steps back,
Knowing the end is near.
How does one live with a dark prophecy,
Seeing only a bleak road ahead.
Why can't you hear me knocking?
Why do some of you feel better off dead?
A gnashing, a gnawing,
Under my skin,
Tempting me to sin.
I can't bear to look,
I can only close my eyes,
Ignorance is my strong suit,
My blessing in disguise.
Row, row, row this boat,
Gently down no stream,
Happily, horridly, rest-assuredly,
We all exist in Vishnu's dream.
And if you see the spiritual path,
Then you can walk this way,
Miserably, mockingly, urgently dropping me,
Things aren't what they seem.
You told me there would be no other,
You told me I was incomplete.
I fanned the fire of what could have been our flames,
But you told me it was obsolete.
Why do we look at this virtual matrix,
As the end to all of our means,
When I confessed to you the magnitude of my