Public eye

The public expectations way heavy on his shoulders.

A rope pulling him to the ground attached to giant boulders.

A public figure attached from his true self.

Like a jacket worn during the day, then placed on a shelf.

Free information from this open book.

Any time, day or night you can take a look.

Roots run deep from the family tree.

One branch left swinging in the breeze.

Dream chaser or family mainstay?

Corner strainer post, just taking the strain.

The day ends and he heads for home.

The one place he is himself, were there is peace and room to roam.

Deon Heemskerk 9-10-11



2 responses

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    October 19, 2011 at 9:10 am

    • deebendygarden

      Thanks for your kind words! part of being in retail is the struggle with the publics expectations.

      October 19, 2011 at 2:31 pm

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