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Mind bendingly Real

I wake from a bad dream Hey there new man That’s what they said to me Hey there how’s it been lately? I stand, look and see Elvis, Martin Luther King and John Lennon walk on by so casually. Roy Orbison and Freddie Mercury harmonising with Liberace as the queen mother watches whilst sipping tea As I walk what looks like on nothing I see Winston Churchill talking with Audie Murphy as Lewis Collins stares at me I say hello to Marylyn Monroe or Norma Jean as Tony Curtis politely corrects me Burgess Meredith tells me to do push ups, James Mason steadies me. Richard Burton drinking with Roger Moore on one round table and on the table next to them John Thaw doing a crossword - difficultly! I walk on aimlessly as I see Bruce Lee training ferociously. Clark Gable playing cards with Humphrey Bogart and General Custer sipping whiskey with Einstein, Herriot, Tolkien and Agatha Christie - something too mind bending to me! I walk through some glass doors and a whole world of familiar faces turns to see. I wake up suddenly. I sit up and can’t believe how real that felt to me.

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