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In hindsight

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posted on Nov, 1 2015 @ 08:16 AM
Ummm...I wonder if your ready for this aspect of truth...

In hindsight

Tomorrow morning I leave this place
I leave behind this cot this sink this john
I leave these two horizontal pieces of steel
where I have written and pondered
I will finally say goodbye to these borrowed clothes
especially to this orange jumpsuit

I will not miss the locking in
The cell door to which I do not have a key
I will not miss the number eleven
painted in bold yellow against a background of gray

Not true
Not true at all

I will miss my time here
I will miss the gray number eleven door clanging shut
I was not locked in so much as the world was locked out

For a time while I was here I found reprieve
In hindsight I am granted a small insight
I do possess the key that unlocks my door
It lays within
in a willingness to be other than that which I had been

I bid goodnight to measured trepidation
Good night my friend
Tonight I sleep
Tomorrow I breathe free

Much as it a part of me...

edit on 1-11-2015 by YouSir because: of a change in "case"...

posted on Nov, 1 2015 @ 09:02 AM
a reply to: YouSir

The only reason to remember the past is to change the future...for it's not about who you were, it's about who you want to be.

I was moved to respond..a favorite quote of mine...see if you can find who said it

Best wishes my friend...


posted on Nov, 1 2015 @ 03:35 PM
Great poem!!!

posted on Nov, 3 2015 @ 07:23 AM
a reply to: blend57

Ummm...Hello Blend...I'm gladdened that I could move you with my simple words.......The quote on the other hand belongs to you...(I think)

After spending hours online trying to match the quote to famous persons etc...(well...tens of minutes)...I was unsuccessful...
(okay...probably a half hour)...I even went back into your posting history because I thought...hmmm...I've seen that "break every chain" before...("Traitor")...another clue was the lack of quotation marks...(nope...definitely an hour)...

Quite possibly I'm wrong in my assumption...however...You also stated that it was..."a favorite quote of mine"...

If these were purposeful bread crumbs...then I applaud you...If not...then I applaud you anyway...

Be well my friend...(gets ready to be schooled)

edit on 3-11-2015 by YouSir because: Ummm...I dunno...

posted on Nov, 3 2015 @ 07:29 AM
a reply to: Night Star

Ummm...Hello again Night Star...How are you...?
Thank you...I'm glad you liked this truth in writing tale...

Be well my friend...


posted on Nov, 3 2015 @ 07:56 AM
a reply to: YouSir

Maybe you are right..unless you forgot to go back to the times of the Pythia..then maybe you are wrong..

Either way, I still like your writing, I enjoy reading your words.

Thanks for sharing them.


edit on 3-11-2015 by blend57 because: You are right, they are my words..I am just messing with you..can't help's my nature
But look up the Pythia anyways..interesting stuff there..

posted on Nov, 3 2015 @ 03:29 PM
a reply to: blend57

Ummm...I guess I'm going to have to brush up on my...oracular vernacular...ooooh...too I'll have to use those in a poem...

Thank you for the inspiration...and...I as well my friend...I as well

Cool again...I got an..."A"...and I didn't even have to break out my...common core skillset...

edit on 3-11-2015 by YouSir because: I wants to...

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