"O God, I could be bounded in a nut shell and count myself
a king of infinite space,
were it not that I have bad dreams."
Act II scene ii
"I walked with you ....and weighed the burden of your life"That's what we all want.
Since I posted this I have made a couple of small changes.
it's even better
I love this. It's beautiful Neil. ❤
Thank you for giving me the word - "liminal".
Well done YP.Anna :o]
Thank you for reading it Anna.
Sorry to say I didn't have a camera on my back as I made this poem.
Thank you Jenny.
The people on the beach photo. Lugworms? I never thought I'd read a poem about lugworms!
Lugworms occupy the liminal. I didn't mean to imply the people in the picture were lugworms. By the way, lugworms are amazing creatures that have found their niche. I like their name upon my tongue.
Wonderful. Just wonderful.
Thank you Andrea and of course thanks again to Jennifer for sowing a creative seed with her suggested title - "Liminal". Sometimes all you need is a spark.
Beautiful poem, Mr. Pudding. But, I cannot fully understand it as I do not consider my life or anything in my life or anyone in my life a "burden". Perhaps the meaning in the King's English is different than the slang that Americans use. That must be it. Well done, old boy!
I don't fully understand it myself Donna. The words just came out of me. I guess it was just that in that limboland one might feel freed from everyday concerns.
I'm reminded of the many mornings we would go in search of worms along the beach on Fraser Island...just as the ocean's edge.You drew a word picture with ease, Yorkie....well done. :)
It's pleasing that this poem brought a memory to mind - between sea and land digging for worms.
"at the ocean's edge" I meant to type...as the water ebbed. We used go in search of the worms at the water's edge as well as pipis/eugaries ("wongs" - they were/are referred to as on Fraser Island).
But in those days did you know white from wong?
You bring something to life that very few people think about or even know about. Now being a prairie boy and a long way from the sea liminal was a new one to me.
The term "liminal" concerns a between position. That doesn't have to involve the sea.
just as the ocean's edge.แตกใน xxx
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