Posted by: Ron DuBour | August 6, 2015

Refuge~by Paul F. Lenzi


 

 

Refuge

 

"This is Madness" Computer Graphic by Aslemn From newgrounds.com

“This is Madness”
Computer Graphic by Aslemn
From newgrounds.com

no safety in sanity
lucid minds
ever soft targets
for raging reality

clear heads may run
but can’t hide
from the punishing
drum beats
of travesty

problems of ethics
the deep
crucial questions
rain down their
ballistic barrage
upon rational heads

compos mentis
no ticket to peace
no escape from
infliction of wounds
by acuity
all at once tragic
coherent perceptive
of mischief and irony
hate and depravity

accurate judgments
are painful to
sinew and psyche
the keen and the
cognizant cursed
by their insight

no safety in sanity
better by far
the life lived
in benign sweet
asylum of madness


Responses

  1. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers

    • most welcome my friend


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