Monday, April 25, 2016

A to Z Challenge - Undertake

Undertake

to understand the human condition
I always feel like the understudy in my life
caught in the undertow
in my underwear

certainly undermined by doubts
universal need to unlock key to utopia


I vacillate

31 comments:

  1. Just make sure the underwear are clean

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    1. That is a smart way to start a day

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  2. Well, if you're caught in an undertow, your underwear should be washed clean at that point.

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  3. I think a lot of us feel that way :)

    betty

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  4. 'the understudy in my life' - wow, I love that line. It definitely applies to me sometimes.

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    1. Thanks. Our artistic leanings keep us in the lurch

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  5. Hi Joanne - I'd definitely be very doubtful about being caught in an undertow ... my underwear doesn't bear a look in! Cheers Hilary

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  6. I think being the understudy in my life would be best.
    Because I'M the headliner in my life.
    And that's depressing.

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  8. Oh, I just HATE it when I get caught in an undertow in my underwear.

    @Kathleen01930
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  9. Not as much of a problem here. Too far from the ocean!

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  10. Nice collection of U words. Amazing they way you put them together for some very profound one liners. 'Universal need to unlock key to utopia'....excellent!
    Sue at CollectInTexas Gal

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  11. "I always feel like the understudy in my life"

    I like that.

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    1. Thanks. Seemed I touched a nerve for many

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  12. Nice job! I like the way you began and ended the poem.

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  13. The good news is that the understudy can take on the actual role they're studying for when the opportunity arises.

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  14. Ah, so well done. I think we all feel unsure and exposed and self-conscious as we attempt to understand the world around us.

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    1. Thanks. And we can work it out with words

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  15. It's no good to feel like the understudy. We must step out of the shadows!

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    1. Understudy still gets paid. Less pressure?

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  16. Haha. I suppose it's better than being caught naked. It could always be worse.

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