Fatigue

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April 19, 2016 by petrujviljoen

The Queen of Spades sent

short message: I miss you … etc.

Return to sender:

This road we travelled, a kitch highway,

the same ground covered,

Ad Nauseam

Same clichés at every twist and turn

 

this emotional

punch bag now unavailable due to

system fatigue.

emotional punch bag

Photo & Text copyright PetruJViljoen

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25 thoughts on “Fatigue

  1. Even twists and turns can get monotonous after awhile….like one long winding road. I really liked where you took the prompt. 🙂

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  2. Bryan Ens says:

    Love how “I miss you” is countered with “return to sender” one cliché deserves another.

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  3. mtw says:

    this is such a quirky, curious poem – it reminds me of through the looking glass in regards to the tone.

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  4. Great poem. I liked this one a lot.

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  5. Bodhirose says:

    Those clichés can be quite tiresome…I get it! I think it’s called laziness.

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  6. Sometimes we do tend to repeat cliche’s instead of acting… words can never really fill the voids… I love this and hope for a better twist of fate.

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  7. What this made me think of is the apathy that comes with all those twists and turns, ups and downs. The stuff of everyday life. Clever.

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  8. Bekkie says:

    I hate when that happens! I like excitement!
    Bekkie

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  9. Sumana Roy says:

    “Same clichés at every twist and turn”…true…

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  10. nmykel says:

    Good for you, keeping up. Even from the sick bed!

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  11. whimsygizmo says:

    Ooooo. I like this take, very much.

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  12. Grace says:

    That’s a sweet message by the way ~ I hope the fatigue will go away after some rest & relaxation ~

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  13. Patti says:

    Ouch. Sounds like one time too many. Over and out.

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I make art, I read a lot and I'm now trying to write as well. Otherwise I belong to a cat by the name of Charlie that drives me nuts sometimes and other times makes me melt with love for her.

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