"9" - Part One

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Riddles  |  House: Booksie Classic
“9” is a series of nine riddles dedicated to the nine souls not confined to the dimensions of time, space and matter. I leave it up to the reader to figure out their identities through the words that follow. Whats important is not who they are. What’s important is why they are/were here.
“9” is an ode. It’s a tribute and yet it’s another message sweeping through the unknown.
9 lives. “9” lives

Submitted: March 18, 2009

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Submitted: March 18, 2009

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My face is just the preface. What matters most are the chapters that follow.

Do you have a choice? Do you have a will? I’m sure these are the answers you seek?

Why then would you look anywhere else but within? Why then should I ink these pages for you?

My arena calls me and I answer aloud. My duty demands me to join the madness.

A lot of words have crept under my skin. I’m a man of my words for sure.

Pardon me for my errors in speech. This is not my pen, these are not my words

But this sure is my intent

Suffering, love, insanity and death are the roses that grace my garden.

I should have named them as they pleased but I didn’t

A deadly potion devours me from inside. But like the lady I too shall rise.

Those three shadows follow me wherever I go. They beg me to change my course.

I may not be able to wither the storm but I know a man who commands them

I follow his path that leads nowhere else apart from the forest of insanity

The moon is shining and I dream again. No winter yet, no rains or fall.

I play with your senses; I play with your soul for I am a man who plays and plays.

What follows next, no one follows. I unlock the door yet no one walks in.

Then they start searching for the windows and find none.

My will be done.


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