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Collapsing Constantly


By Paul StewartPublished about a year ago • 1 min read

Collapsing constantly

Constantly collapsing

Internally, externally

Externally, internally

Trying, failing

Failing, trying

Neverending roundabout

Roundabout neverending


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Paul Stewart

Scottish-Italian poet/writer from Glasgow.

Overflowing in English language torture and word abuse.

"Every man has a sane spot somewhere" R.L Stevenson

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  • Lea Waske about a year ago

    It took me a few reads, but I get it--the eternal roundabout of effort that never succeeds & fails even at trying.....very clever & thoughtful.

  • Brenton Fabout a year ago

    Its good to see it when the words start pulling thier own keep! I like this one a lot!

  • Cathy holmesabout a year ago

    Wow. This is great. I really enjoyed this. Well done.

  • Heather Hublerabout a year ago

    I enjoyed how well this flowed no matter which way you put the words!! That was really stunning work. Made me stop and think for every line.

  • Novel Allenabout a year ago

    You always capture the OMG emotions of life and writing on this platform. Yep, a roller coaster of OMGs.

  • Rey Visionaryabout a year ago

    I can feel your words

  • Awesome ✨ I love the word playing 😉❤️

  • Donna Reneeabout a year ago

    I really like this!! I can relate to these feelings for sure… what a merry-go-round.

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