Oxymoron Poetry Challenge: Opposites Attracting

by Rana

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How we build the world on

unbelievable truths and

discoverable mysteries.

What clear fallacies we rely on

to make our misery tolerable.

Violently we demand

relaxation,

providing poison-laden remedies

to our souls soothing ills.

Fictitious reality

spins our world ’round,

yet we insist that our blindness

will lead us to the light.

Which is worth more?

Ignorant understanding? or

Competent despair?

8 Responses to “Oxymoron Poetry Challenge: Opposites Attracting”

  1. …I missed the eight-lines part of the prompt… O_O Oops!

  2. This is fabulous–my fave part is “fictitious reality spins our world ’round”; I know about that–it is “dangerously” safe.

  3. Wow! So many questions opening up in what passes for a mind here.
    Inspiring stuff, love the question at the end.
    More please.

  4. Like bennetta faire said:
    “dangerously safe”

  5. I like the complete poem, very nice.

    Always read the rules 🙂

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