Robert (gurdonark) wrote,
Robert
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Fate is a town in Texas on a country road

They use the word oblivion
when they only mean that
they cannot see the end of the road.

It's comforting, somehow, to describe dust as chaos,
a bumpy road as an impossible journey,
a bit of slope as a mountain pass.

They describe life in the terms of an adventure travel guide,
though they live a life from a tract home brochure,
full of gauzy pictures, and unrealizable dreams.

When they discuss eternal life and endless love,
it's a secret code for brief moments of calm and abandon;
who can find eternal things, in such a temporal place?
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