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Author Name: FreeHcivolmra 2 Comments
Date Added: March 03, 2012 10:03:15 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Short Story
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The Mind
In the darkest corners,
disembodied voices speak
in metaphor and riddles.
 
back in the padded room,
sitting against the back wall,
struggling not to cry,
lost, lonely, waiting.
 
Disembodied eyes
watch as the man
striving to master
his fraying senses.
 
losing the battle,
tears cascade
into the ever widening
pool of misery.
 
Ethereal beings
dance around the
shadowed edges,
ghosting through time.
 
eyes widen with impact,
realization sweeps in
like a storm-blown gale,
thundering across the consciousness.
 
The world implodes with a 'POP',
eyes snap open,
the mind registers
brutal afterimages
of the madness designed dream.
 
"The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality."
-Toni Cade Bambera
Author's Notes:
this is the conclusion to my short story mini series. the saying at the bottom is one of my favorites on dreams.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on March 4, 2012 09:03:59 AM Report
Enjoyed this introspective series: good idea -- a trilogy, what?   --D
Comment By: FreeAlistair Muir on March 3, 2012 10:49:44 AM Report
Stunning stuff -- have enjoyed the whole series -- just wish there was more.  It's been a ride



Alistair





 


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