A Positive Man Muses

A Positive Man Muses long poem

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I am a man with an
Unreservedly positive frame of mind.
Knowing that frames are fatefully important
As matter and metaphor.

I wear shirts chiefly made of roomy pockets
Trope for optimism
And space for the melange of likelihoods,
On my person;
I exist in the many prongs of forked time —
In exotic banalities
Sourced from my grandpa’s carousals.

I make love to you cartwheeling –
Plumbing the temporal depth of
The grieving nymphs who yanked off kidskin
And returned menswear; till they busted the sanctuary beneath
The cyanic algae.
I mull over alternative energy sources,
Distracted all the while to the
Sagacity of positive assortative mating.

I am terribly open
To new ideas;
To all possibilities vivid and anaemic
To the range of ridiculous rumbles
Welling from my gut
As I meet with
All shades of terror with
Uniform deference.

I am so positive —
“Too pathetically, prick”,
Blackguarded a voice I slept with last night
Before it whirled out the window like a fuming serpent —
That I only cursed myself
When the rouge of dawn
Morphed me into what
Mr Franz Kafka couldn’t help but turn
Poor Gregor into.

I still fancy it was
The first dawn of spring.

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