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Lost In Translation


Experiencing

slow disconnect

from the concept

while wielding words

extracted from the intellect.

Trying to form and fashion

some sense from passion

and translate devotion

excluding emotion.

~

The blood beads

from my forehead

and trickles down

in rivulets

as I painstakingly labor

to bend the words

to my behest;

deciphering the ideals

swimming solely in dialect

till at last

in frustrated introspect

I begrudgingly surrender

to the inevitably ineffable.

~

Only then, in the end,

when once again

I pick up the pen

and allow the words

to flow from my soul,

is the masterpiece is birthed

which will slowly unfold.

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One response to “Lost In Translation

  1. Always find this to be true. Just read this quote of Deepak Chopra yesterday:
    Human advancement always comes through ideas, inspiration, and desire. These occur spontaneously; there is no amount of work that can force inspiration, or desire, or even consistently good ideas.

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