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There is a mist and a sign and a hundred strings of apathy that are hanging in my view. I brush them away gentally and they fall back into place. I know what's going on here. I stick my tongue out at the colorful strings and cut them with scissors. They grow back into place. This time they are more brightly colored and putrid then before. Everytime I look at them again, they seem to ache my stomach more.

I hear voices in my head and sing the songs they speak to me. The doves are cooing in my ears as well and it's making it hard for me to think straight. I want to scream. I'm trying to keep up but I don't know how. The strings and the voices and the cooing are all taking away my ability to keep up. I'm drowning for certain. Those strings are hanging down like tongues out of a great, gaping maw of some hideous beast. I laugh at them. Those silly strings of apathy are so powerful. You would never guess that they could do this to me. They wrap all around my body and I smile as I drift away in their embrace...

"God grant me distraction."

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The following comments are for "Strings of Apathy"
by Darkshine Raven

I know what you mean, it doesn't jive much for me either. When I get into these bad ruts I just kinda get hypnotized and I write whatever I feel I need to say.

The strings are colorful in their nature. They're hypnotizing and beautiful. I'm drawn into the apathy because it seems so nice, so comfortable.

As far as combating apathy, I have to work on the depression too. It's an uphill battle, but I'm getting there. I wish I could just be polite. ;)

( Posted by: Darkshine Raven [Member] On: December 1, 2003 )

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