Featured Writer: Gocni Shindler

No Love for Self


I’ve walked a lonely world

What feels like millenniums

Upon shoeless toes

Searching like a featherless bird

Seeking refuge from a raging storm

All alone, no foreseeable purpose

Filled with that desire

Given to visions

Dreams, like floating balloons

Deflated and sent to the ground

Just walking in an empty world!

I was that solo sailor

Two oars with only a small mast

Floating on the face of a god

Nothing but waste in openness

A vast, endless hope

Longing to be on a shore!

And in that longing, wondering

A sailor in love with his ideas

Something he believed in

Till hope faded

Hopelessness crept in

Voices from yesterday’s naught

Carried upon the wind

Adventurer was I

Seeking places of the worst type of treasure

Massing, items that faded

Like that of a leaf

Before the long winter sleep

Standing with eyes in the heavens

Walking tall and righteous

Valor filled eyes of greatness

Exploding like a bright star

Worn out adventurer

Older than his time

While giving nothing

Digging for wealth

As the bottom falls out

The world has crumbled

I was a survivor

Beaten to the grave

Broken meat

Wasted, not defeated
©Gocni Shindler


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 About the Author

 My bioluminescence of a singular human

Apart, of the great humanity

Experienced, endured, suffered through, subsisted within worldly hell’s

Written in this manuscript of man

Beholds a legend, protecting the guinnocent

Odd describes the childhood

Raised in a tavern

Rebellion the theme of the teen

A kid on fire

Virtuous in the twenties

Looking for heaven

Lost within thirties

Discovering meaning

Goals of forties

Survive

More to follow as the clock to my demise tic toc’s away

http://gocni.blogspot.com/


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1 reply

  1. powerful piece on disillusionment…

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