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peakin

you got a band? these poems read more like songs to me.

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Ooooo Peakin...

I really like your poems..
wide open feeling....like a nice bike ride.....weeeeeeeeeeeeeee
I really dig your style :)

Keep on truckin
Peace, Gigi

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wide-open feeling, by Peakin, 8/13/08

Wake up, dig it, get jiggy with it
Out the door, and then spin it
Don't look back, gotta go
Find something to call your own

It's a wide-open feeling, as you fly through the air
It's a wide-open feeling, to release all your cares
It's a wide-open feeling, this Love that we have
It's a wide-open feeling, don't drive yourself mad

Looking left, looking right
Straight ahead is your green light
Put the pedal, to the floor
Ain't no stoppin anymore

It's a wide-open feeling, as you blast off the pad
It's a wide-open feeling, maybe the best that you've had
It's a wide-open feeling, this freedom we know
It's a wide-open feeling, to let yourself go

Out in front, the view is clearer
The past is in the rear-view mirror
Speed of light, stopping time
Till I cross the finish line

It's a wide-open feeling, as you're building up speed
It's a wide-open feeling, when there's nothin you need
It's a wide-open feeling, if you know who you are
It's a wide-open feeling, you can shine like a star

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the good fight

8/11/08

I'm not one to attract attention
But there's something I have to mention
Some might think it's an invention
We believe it's true

That His Love is bigger than a cadillac
When He tries to show us but we drive him back
Forgive us for the faith we lack
And lead us home to you

Some might say there's another solution
But Heaven is my evolution
I've seen enough of sins pollution
To last me many lives

And so I'll try to hang around
Endure all I have lost and found
Fight for Love another round
Each and every day

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Polishing Grapes

No more twinnings Tea sips
Ghastly breath of dying witherings

A sumptuous spot on the couch
Noticed while falling asleep

Gored to the ends of torso
Making a long lost end-trail

Popular mechanics loosing jobs
A good day to say the least

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yes it is ...

& very haunting. "waves of dread come crashing in"
That's the part that gets me.

PEACE

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Mr. Pid

That "wind it down", really nice.

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nice, mr p

i sense a dark rocker with spiraling leads

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Wrote this many years ago

when I was in a deep, dark place. Don't know what made me think of it today. It has music as well.

You wake up all alone
and remember that they're gone
and you have to wind it down.
It's not the same old place,
it's missing another face
and you have to wind it down.

You know you hate this part
hoping for something to fill the void.
Try to find another way to deal.
Then waves of dread come crashing in
reminding you that pain is very real.

The empty pillow there
you toss it in the chair
cause you have to wind it down.
They won't be coming back
their life is on another track
and you have to wind it down.

Staring blankly into space
try to focus anywhere but there.
Searching for a sliver of the sun.
It doesn't help to scream again
no respite from your life that's come undone.

You sort through some old things
and fight back the tears they bring
cause you have to wind it down.
Sad, and all alone.
So sad, because they're gone
and you have to wind it down.

Conversation is always more interesting than recitation, so speak your mind and not someone else's.

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Gigi , Leanne , Marye

Thank you very much !! Thank anyone else who may be sending positve vibes !!
it`s gone for now but Doc. said it could come back anytime ,, hope it don`t ..

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