Self

A Collection of Self-Reflections

Posted Jun 4, 2003
Last Updated Apr 24, 2013

These are some of my self-reflective poems. I write these in times of personal struggle. Some have been written during problems in relationships or work. Others just come to me after a little wine and long walks.

He Whom I Know

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

Poem on personal identity and the paradox between our inner self and the persona we share with the world around us.

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Grit

Posted on Jul 8, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on self.

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Where are you now?

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

A poem on emotional fatigue and self-doubt.

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Tired

Posted on Jan 29, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem on emotional fatigue and weariness.

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Into Clean Air

Posted on Feb 3, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem on regaining hope and vigor.

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Some Scoundrel

Posted on Dec 6, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Semi-satirical poem about passing the blame on others and passing the buck.

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This Art is Alive

Posted on Apr 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 24, 2013

Poem about the nature of human interactions. We all want to impose ourselves, visions and beliefs onto others. But it is always a give-and-take adventure.

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