Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Magpie Twenty Nine ~ Palace or Prison




A lovely facade
 windows and doors all shut tight
  trapped ~ inside her mind







17 comments:

  1. very nice...makes me wonder as to if our minds can also be a palace or a prison

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  2. Since I'm lucky enough to think of mine as a palace, I forget those trapped in a prison. Thought provoking little haiku.

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  3. I like your approach to the prompt. It says a lot.

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  4. A little sinister this week!

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  5. I don't like to read the other comments, before I make mine, but I accidently read the first one, and yes, I do think the mind can be a prison. I like the way you poised the question.

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  6. A powerful metaphor, your interpretation and style are profoundly beautiful. Indeed, aren't we all prisoners to the self?

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  7. You can't always tell from the outside, what's going on inside. Good Magpie.

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  8. Trapped inside my mind
    I could not abide. Good one, short and meaningful.

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  9. I like to think a palace. It looks tranquil. However, every palace can become a prison given the circumstances. A good question.
    Blessings, Star

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  10. I often wonder what goes on inside my mind, but my house is most definitely a palace, inside and out.

    CJ xx

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  11. Interesting. Four walls have the ability to be either...

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  12. the mind can be a scary place if you let it...nice mag!

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  13. Provocative, to be sure. Excellent!

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  14. yes we can be trapped in our own minds...nice magpie...bkm

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  15. A little of both at times. Certainly in my case. :)

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  16. You need a holiday! ha ha! welcome back.

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  17. I just dropped over from Dave King's site. Wonderful blog here and I enjoyed this post. A twist of dark that I appreciate.

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