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It Dreams of Me...a poem.


It Dreams of Me

It dreams of me, in quiet corners, cloistered away
Drifting, soft, on silent waters, snuffing out the day
War-weary and frightened famished and alone
It wishes me into being, to this place I find a home

It tears me from my duties, my lists that tell “To Do”
Ripping, void, in disregard, willing me from you
Forgotten and unresponsive blissfully unaware
Led to distant deserts, lost without a care

It molds me then, in scant sensation, floating into form
New, awoken, in foreign movement, yet without alarm
Resurrected and worthy proud and prepared
Changed through thoughtless dreaming, gone the reasons cared

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Actually...

I actually really dislike Oprah Winfrey as a talk show host and television personality.

I was home with my kids when they were babies and I had her show on a lot. Then at one point I remember her and her friend going into a Walmart and just cracking up over the fact that they were so frigging isolated by their current wealth that they didn’t understand how things worked there. Like the way that the plastic hangers operated or something…

I remember being absolutely disgusted at their behavior. Not only that someone who presents her life story as having grown up in poverty would turn around and make fun of the fact that she doesn’t understand how people who are not as well off as her would live, but additionally to think that her audience is so much less intelligent than she is that not one of us would be offended by her behavior.

Well I was, and I haven’t watched a thing that woman has put out in the past ten years.

I do think she is a brilliant actress though, even so, I couldn’t watch …