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Expensive thoughts

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Expensive thoughts

She fidgets in a restless state
Tapping her thumbs and feet
A shift without a break
Repeating a thumping beat

Those around, engage
Indulging in conversation
A parrot in a cage
Gritting teeth to the vibration

Bothersome to her peers
How she doesn't seem to care
The air between her ears
And a dull, blank stare

She hates to be "that girl"
The one who can't lay back
On her shoulders, is the world
It's too busy to relax

She sees the bigger picture
Won't be bothered with small talk
Craves intensity in the mixture
Pennies won't pay her thoughts


Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 7/21/2017 2:32:00 PM
Quite an important point; too many don't see the, "bigger picture". A great read.
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Date: 7/21/2017 1:30:00 PM
Always look at the bigger picture, or we get left behind and sometimes remain misunderstood.. A deep thoughtful write Anna..
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