1000 Journals In Schizophrenic Ink

By Electric-Chair

I took the key I have always worn on a tether around my neck and unlock the door. As I enter I could see rows of journals stacked floor to ceiling against the wall. A desk tuck in front of a large bay window, on top, a candlestick, inkwell with a quill pen, also a black leather bound journal with a small skeleton key still in its lock. I wondered who the journals belong to; intrigued I walked over to the desk. I sat in the Windsor chair and lit the candle, I turned the key to the journal and started to read…………….  

Journal #1 One million secrets buried deep below the stacks have long disappeared, spun into illusions.

The Pen’s thoughts will vanish before your eyes and then transform its implications, with each flicker of the candle’s light.

Names that have no meaning will mention you in shrewd context and unfamiliar events will have you in attendance.

Ink will taunt in condescending scribble, disguised in terms of endearment.

Transcribe confrontations will conflict in their interpretations.

At times they will surly bounce off their pages and the Pen will yell out your name in  invisible ink.

Startled, you will lose you grip. Fear keeps you from running and confusion will keep you reading……………….

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Copyright 2013 Electric-Chair
Published on Thursday, January 10, 2013.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Poetry"

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  • sTr8-jAcKeT On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, sTr8-jAcKeT (842)By person wrote:

    I believe this is simply a riddle. I believe the answer is: WORLD'S THICKEST JOURNAL with over 1000 Hand-Cut archival writing/drawing pages. Handmade in Premium Italian Leather. On Amazon.

  • carlosjackal On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, carlosjackal (2471)By person wrote:

    This was like Lewis Carroll possessed by the demons of Edgar Allan Poe.

  • thewriterinblue On Thursday, November 5, 2015, thewriterinblue (32)By person wrote:

    How taunting..

  • medicatedisunderstated On Friday, January 11, 2013, medicatedisunderstated (115)By person wrote:

    i love the internal struggle shown in the write, about the ink taunting you while you are the one actually controlling it.

  • deathndismay On Thursday, January 10, 2013, deathndismay (152)By person wrote:

    The confusion of reading such great works is what keeps me reading...The fear of understanding some works... Places the edge of the blade... 10/10

  • Digital Dart On Thursday, January 10, 2013, Digital Dart (31)By person wrote:

    So much pumped into the imagination by this. Very nice flow of words also. The thought of yelling out names in visible ink reminds me of sesame street... "P" is for "Puddle". :)

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