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In The Backstreets Of My Mind

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In the back streets of my mind
I sail in a sea of daydreams
my imagination is sometimes free
 to run helter-skelter.

Thoughts of tomorrow haunt me.....

It can be tough to navigate through
this head that thinks for me
There are often traffic jams in the highway
There's rust in the railways

The footpath gets dark some days
so I walk it with a flashlight. But the days 
are mostly bright. Vivid memories bloom 
like flowers in spring. 

They also swirl like a tornado every now and then
When I wake in the morning, a thought
runs through the backstreet
of my mind..."What's for breakfast?"


Date written: 09/26/2019

*Sadly, I wrote this for Silent One's contest too late*


Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 10/17/2019 10:19:00 AM
I like this! I wrote something similar myself called Brain train :-) Sorry you didn’t get it into the contest in time x
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 10/17/2019 5:33:00 PM
Thank you, Elaine:-) I appreciate it.
Date: 9/26/2019 7:29:00 AM
Never too late for a great read my friend...save it for another contest...^WW^ :o)
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 9/26/2019 11:54:00 AM
Thank you, WW:-) I'll do just that...
Date: 9/26/2019 7:26:00 AM
It is a wonderful write, would do well in many contests, Edward.
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Edward Ibeh
Date: 9/26/2019 11:53:00 AM
I appreciate the vote of confidence, dear Caren:-)