Wednesday, June 1, 2011

"I saw a man pursuing the horizon" by Stephen Crane

I saw a man pursuing the horizon;
Round and round they sped.
I was disturbed at this;
I accosted the man.
"It is futile," I said,
"You can never -"

"You lie," he cried,
And ran on.

43 comments:

  1. "And he kept on running".... or something.

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  2. i love these short poems. theyre so concise

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  3. sets up a suspenseful scene, i like it

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  4. Did you write this yourself? If so well done!

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  5. @Braden Nope, it's by Stephen Crane :)

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  6. there's a good message in that. Don't let others tell you what to believe. I like it.

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  7. This is a nice start to my day.

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  8. Inspiring! but yea..he'll never reach it... : (

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  9. @The Wired But the pursuit makes him happy, sometimes a goal is enough, whether or not it's accomplished :)

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  10. nicely posed.

    Thanks for your awesome comments on my blog, btw. Followed! See you daily!

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  11. Nice. Hmm something like this late at night, really calming, thanks ;D Following!

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  12. more of these would be nice, always a joy to read

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  13. Analyzing poems is always hard, but this one is easier to understand. Good poem!

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  14. awwww, that made me smile. yet be sad at the same time. :L

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  15. Deep thoughts, man. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Nice, great poem! Will be anticipating more!

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  17. there are so many empty pursuits that this could be applied to. thanks for sharing.
    +followed

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  18. I guess the adage 'time you enjoy wasting isn't wasted' applies!

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  19. @wellpickedbooger

    I guess it's more of 'never deny your true believes'

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  20. What a great poem. Short yet concise

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