unplug

unplug

constantly fed
a fountain of information
words and images
a steady stream
synchronising sentiment,
emotion, thoughts and feelings
until we sound the same.

embracing the unknown
walk away to wrestle
with wantonness,
find solace in stepping
sideways,
self-doubt starts the slide
to fulfilling our souls
as we finally think for ourselves.

wpid-PaperArtist_2013-04-24_22-40-03.jpegpoetic asides

For this week’s prompt, write an unplugged poem. The plug could be attached to computers, but maybe it’s a metaphor for relationships that need the plug pulled. Or a phase of your life. Or a way of thinking. Or a toaster. Just a toaster. – Robert Lee Brewer

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