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Ebb and Flow

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Ebb and Flow

Thoughts roll around inside my head

forever churning and turning

like a compost pile for a garden's spread


I miss so many things about writing

those things now long gone

part of my history


Silly lyrics that express a form of emotion

when did this carousel stop turning

and who ate all the cotton candy


There are so many things I wish I could say

over coffee just making small talk about fairs and such

but I do not trust my friends to care


I try to remain loyal to all I know that remains a stone

even though stones do not talk or express emotion

my life is like the sands of the sea


I think next time I shall ride a seahorse

looking into the bright mirrors with candy apple smiles

but I know I will never go to a fair again sand is now, my life



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