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I live in the Canadian Shield
So its hard to be rock blind
Sometimes I don't even feel like there's a surface beneath me
Sometimes I bump into high cliffs
Sometimes a rock calls out and I forget to answer

I live in a cave in the badlands
So its hard to be rock blind
I never know when a stalactite or stalagmite is going to touch me
And send a shiver up my spine like cold glacial ice

I'm a professional Geologist
So its hard to be rock blind
I have to work with rocks everyday of my life
And I'm supposed to notice and care about the most intricate details about them
And I don't
I'd rather just drift into a world of grasses, trees and prairie wildflowers
What exactly is so great about rocks anyways?

A rock is in love with me
So its torture to be rock blind
You might as well chain me to an invisible rock face
And stab me again and again with the sharp edges of knife river chert
I won't see a thing
I won't feel a thing
I guess rock blindess had advantages as well as disadvantages, no?


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The following comments are for "Rock Blind 2"
by claudita

Damn
I have to admit the first phrase threw me off and that i was trying to catch the rhythm through out the entire poem. It is a failry easy read, just to many rocks :D
I like the geologist part though, nice touch to it.

( Posted by: Siah [Member] On: March 21, 2006 )





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