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The Dangling Conversation
By Simon and Garfunkel

It's a still life water color,
Of a now late afternoon,
As the sun shines through the curtained lace
And shadows wash the room.
And we sit and drink our coffee
Couched in our indifference,
Like shells upon the shore
You can hear the ocean roar
In the dangling conversation
And the superficial sighs,
The borders of our lives.

And you read your Emily Dickinson,
And I my Robert Frost,
And we note our place with bookmarkers
That measure what we've lost.
Like a poem poorly written
We are verses out of rhythm,
Couplets out of rhyme,
In syncopated time
And the dangled conversation
And the superficial sighs,
Are the borders of our lives.

Yes, we speak of things that matter,
With words that must be said,
"Can analysis be worthwhile?"
"Is the theater really dead?"
And how the room is softly faded
And I only kiss your shadow,
I cannot feel your hand,
You're a stranger now unto me
Lost in the dangling conversation.
And the superficial sighs,
In the borders of our lives.

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CraftyRani

Report | 05/04/2016 6:27 am

CraftyRani

Thank you!!! emotion_yatta
Lucent Fallen Shadow

Report | 05/02/2016 5:20 pm

Lucent Fallen Shadow

Thanks! I like your avi as well.
Beaujolais Vino

Report | 01/29/2016 9:56 am

Beaujolais Vino

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riseofanempire

Report | 09/22/2015 1:08 pm

riseofanempire

25 million for emerald seed?
Omniscient Muse

Report | 02/14/2015 6:53 pm

Omniscient Muse

your avatar is brilliant, my friend.
invariable

Report | 12/27/2014 12:39 am

invariable

ty for the purchase!
Neon Coffee

Report | 10/13/2014 8:58 am

Neon Coffee

Thank you!
High Lady Tuon

Report | 09/21/2014 8:25 pm

High Lady Tuon

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Mister Robot Head

Report | 08/19/2014 7:27 pm

Mister Robot Head

thank you! you're too kind ::///u///::
avocado advocatus

Report | 08/17/2014 1:51 pm

avocado advocatus

Thanks! Yours is rad too.

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