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Somniloquy

Hey there! You've cheated! The fish deck is stacked! Never trust rabbits with side eye contact They look at each other and not straight ahead And deal themselves haddock, straight flush so it's said I'm floating, I'm flying, I'm soaring up high With hippos and rhinos, I'm sharing the sky Antelopes, zebras and camels as well The ground isn't safe! A bombardment from hell! What exam is this now? What's quantum physics? I've revised algebra so I'm feeling quite sick My pencils are noodles, my pens are chop sticks And what's worse above all, I'm only aged six I stand on the stage to deliver my speech I'm wearing no trousers, they're still on the beach My notes in the pockets, crabs take with their claws And lecture the starfish, five legged applause! I wake up, I sit up, I look at the clock It's still late at night, I need to take stock I stop and rewind and replay what I've spoken From tape to lined paper, I write down this poem Entry for the "talking in your sleep" contest Written 13th January 2017 Note: the title is the medical term for sleep talking - maybe a new poetic form? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somniloquy

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Date: 1/17/2017 3:43:00 PM
I was gonna ask what you were Smokin, hun.. Thought you might be on a trip and still at the farm.. Fun stuff here.. bol in the contest!!
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Mark Martin
Date: 1/17/2017 10:13:00 PM
No wacky baccy, just eating too late in the evening and insomnia! Thanks for reading Arlene - glad you enjoyed it. Still got a bit of insomnia - it's the middle of the night here! :-)
Date: 1/16/2017 2:36:00 AM
Looks like lot of dreams went into this one, ha ha:) excellent entry for the contest, Mark:)
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Date: 1/16/2017 11:11:00 AM
Must have eaten some cheese late at night - supposed to give you nightmares! Thanks Jo for your comment! :-)
Date: 1/14/2017 11:40:00 AM
That's a good one! I enjoyed the fast pace of parts....kind of like dreams fast, then slow, and who knows where they will end up. Flying! Good luck in the contest.
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Mark Martin
Date: 1/14/2017 11:58:00 AM
Thanks Dane Ann! :-)
Date: 1/13/2017 10:30:00 PM
Quite a ride, your dream :)
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Date: 1/14/2017 12:49:00 AM
It is a bit of a ride. Funnily enough, most of my dreams are like this, or even stranger. I really should write them down. Thanks Agnes! :-)