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A Difficult Year

My mind wears a secret alleyway, where thoughts lead to a threshold turning my dreams into memories; I tuck them away for safekeeping. Clandestine voices sow seeds of reveries that sweep into silent stars at dusk. Concealed and wrapped up in coarse fabric, thoughts fade in the distance (sky too far to grasp). Invalid questions crowd the furthest road in my mind. It travels downhill and swerves into a river of confusion, then... leads me back home. For it has been a difficult year, one that shadowed the dark backstreets of my mind. I lay in fear; he wipes my tear. Peace in my mind’s alleyway I hope to find. a year that crowded rugged backstreets of my mind- time to drive away
September 25, 2019

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Date: 9/27/2019 4:28:00 AM
- L.L. a deeply touching poem - Congratulations on your win :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 9/26/2019 9:01:00 PM
Short but says MUCH! Congrats
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Date: 9/26/2019 4:11:00 PM
Lu congratulations on your win in the contest with your excellent haibun!
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Date: 9/26/2019 3:38:00 PM
A haibun that is very descriptive and nice haiku.. Congratulations on your placement in the contest..
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Date: 9/25/2019 12:46:00 PM
I like the write...time to walk out the backstreets of my mind...
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Date: 9/25/2019 11:39:00 AM
can mind ever be at peace when sad memories haunt...love the way you penned this one my friend...it's a winner in my book...excellent write! :) hugs
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Date: 9/25/2019 9:27:00 AM
This is simply beautiful. I love it. You penned such an exceptional poem... God bless you always and happy driving
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Date: 9/25/2019 9:01:00 AM
Wow Lu Loo you better take the freeway, excellent my friend
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Date: 9/25/2019 8:54:00 AM
Wonderfully expressed thoughts Lu Loo. I really enjoyed this poetic journey into those backstreets.
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