Well, I think you are crazy for thinking I'm crazy that I like this. Did that make sense? It should. But you're clueless, so you never know.. lol
The only thing I did not like about this poem was the beginning. It wasn't a strong beginning and was actually kind of confusing. I would start it this way:
"I'm lost; writing-
a puzzle left unsolved
and the reasons don't
And get rid of the first three lines. It didn't seem relevant.
I like the repetition of who asked you to read this etc, it gives the feel that you're writing for you, and if people don't like what you have to say, they can kiss your butt, because no one is holding a gun to their head.
My favorite part of this whole poem:
Hence I prepare a mug
each single night to dress
my late hours with more
and less effecting ones.
I LOVE that bit, I thought it was so interesting and a great metaphor. How true it is.
I like the ending how you try to say you don't want to be clueless anymore, but whoever is still reading this perhaps wants to stay clueless, maybe because it's easier. I love your poetry and the analogies and symbolism in it. Beautifully done... and the only reason I'm NOT nominating is because you asked me not to.
Nana, your poetry always blows me away. I like the idea of the writer and reader of this poem being 'clueless' and the repetition of 'why are you still reading this' made it interesting, as though the writer feels their expressions aren't worthy of being read or understood. That's the way I interpreted it, don't know if it makes sense. Congrats on the win :)