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Author Name: Freeclare 5 Comments
Date Added: May 25, 2007 11:05:18 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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An Overactive Mind
 
 
 
Let me believe in fairytales
 
My world
 
An all out universe of wonder
 
Suppressed
 
 
 
The grass gleams silver
 
I donít like the sun
 
So the moon illuminates
 
Pretty gardens, with so many soft flowers
 
Little fairies living in the trees
 
The trees that bear, the most beautiful red fruit
 
The grass knows not of rough textures
 
And substitutes a perfect bed
 
 
 
My thoughts melt away
 
Floating from my mind
 
Leaking into the sky
 
Becoming stars
 
Stars that I am able
 
To stare at methodically
 
In awe of beauty
 
Picking carefully the brightest
 
To pull back inside of me
 
 
 
I find I am a child again
 
As I skip beneath thick golden canopies
 
Unscarred arms
 
Iím not broken here
 
An unscarred mind
 
When my heart knew not of pain
 
Nor ache
 
When I could eat chocolate and cake
 
With not a care in the world
 
For a growing waistline
 
 
 
I begin to wonder why it is that I am here
 
And start telling myself
 
That such a beautiful place can not be real
 
That something this good
 
Can not last
 
Thatís when the stars spew from my eyes
 
Filling the sky in an illuminated mess
 
That I can not organize
 
Nor categorize
 
Or rationalize
 
Pulling at my hair
 
Im really never there
 
I can not make reality disappear
 
My worst nightmare
 
 
 
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeJames Lagoski on June 24, 2007 07:44:00 AM Report
Dear Claire-
This reminded me of a piece I wrote years ago titled
"My Imaginary Home" only this was a lot more in-depth~
Our lives are surrounded by various moments all which inspire
the emotions we're allowed to feel in physical form.
Afterwards they become no more than a memory-
So for that reason each one must be felt and experienced-
Joy could not be felt if we did not know the depths of sorrow and
love could not be fulfilling without heartbreak-
I believe you have a great gift of expression and hope you will
always continue to enhance the world with your thoughts-
Best Wishes to You and Yours My Friend~
Peace~
James

Comment By: FreeHenry M. on June 1, 2007 11:16:10 AM Report
You start out so serene and then reality hits you right between the eyes! We all have our own retreats to hide away from life Clare, but reality always creeps in because it is where we must live! Fantastic write Clare.  Henry
Comment By: FreeKevin Dutton on May 30, 2007 09:02:34 AM Report
A fantastic write.

 

Kx

Comment By: Freesherry wilbur on May 29, 2007 10:13:28 AM Report
LIFE , WE ALL SO UNDERSTAND , WITH EACH THEIR OWN VERY NICELY PUT CLARE. I REALLY LIKE THIS POEM. HUGS SHERRY
Comment By: FreeMISS_VEE on May 26, 2007 04:34:27 AM Report
WOW also goin in my faves, i love how you change the mood from mystical to a nightmare, true magic in a writer.

 

wonderful,

 

love VEE x





 


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