Words and Actions - a Poem

Updated on December 7, 2017
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Wannabe poet and self proclaimed artist who wishes to do something greater in life.

Words and Actions

Words flow from the tip of the pencil

Ideas conjured from the murky depths of imagination

Onto paper to reader, then into the minds

the cycle of ideas never dies


Idle thoughts

Never-ending cycle

And yet why,

in a world of change and new ideas

why is the hardest thing to change are our mind?


Fingers can tap out messages

of whatever nature we please

Yet our minds remain fixed

in their unyielding state


Subconscious messages control

unconsciousness biases

influence actions of utmost importance


Yet rational reason

always succumbs to personal

emotions and biases

that show no mercy


Yet they mean no harm

the lessons we internalized

Lessons we pick up from external examples

Who are we to blame for the actions of our own


We are one

yet we are many

but our ideas our interwoven and

we are more connected that we

could possibly imagine.

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