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IS THIS STRANGE PERSON ME

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IS THIS STRANGE PERSON ME

I have adapted another persona to escape the real world...
when all around me shadows cover every tree,
and spotting the crescent moon, I don't feel bored
if thoughts for a poem pop up, then it's time to write away!



Have I become a moonshiner living through dark? 
Is this strange person me? Up to now, I'm still a bit jittery having 
to step outside and inhale a breath of fresh air.....
I may hear wild wolves howling, owls cooing and see bats flying
from the low shrubs of the deserted park,
and being too scared I would retrieve to my lair! 


Family and acquaintances have noticed the changes in me,
I seem too distracted and paying no attention to them is silly;
all I think of is of words spoken by people as they walk too fast... 
and watching their gestures, they show faces serene or mad!


How long can I act out the character I have created for myself?
Am I an actor or a real person living with a sense of reality?
Is this strange person me... missing out on life and not laugh?
Condemn literature for my insanity? But would I live without fantasy?  

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  1. Date: 10/23/2013 4:15:00 PM
    your post is awesome. ..Skat

  1. Date: 10/23/2013 6:56:00 AM
    Inspiring self introspection, Andrew