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Three... (Extended)



Commencement... The unknown... Start the tape
Transcendence... Outer space... Stars take shape
Humankind... Have purpose... Back on Earth
Isolate... Thumping hearts... Mums give birth
Vocalize... Speaking soft... Hear them talk
Dependants... Baby steps... Learn to walk
Canvases... Pure colours... Eye to eye
Discover... Look around... Low and high
Nurturing... Gentle touch... Flesh and blood
Breakaway... Left alone... Stuck in mud
Expressions... Between lines... Dot to dot
Emotions... Sharp senses... Things not taught
Remember... Your childhood... Blokes and schools
Hooligans... Rowdy thugs... Have no rules
Non-starter... Failed exams... Not so bright
Gullible... Misplaced trust... Black and white
Bottleneck... Follow them... Join the queue
Loyalty... Never lies... Is it true?
Together... Teamwork trumps... Guides and Scouts
Intricate... Sages teach... Ins and outs
Analyse... Test data... Pros and cons
Overcome... Play wisely... Use your pawns
Populate... Expand wide... By great length
Powerful... A tycoon... Find your strength
Imagine... Fluid thoughts... Come and go
Artistry... Your talents... Put on show
Cabaret... Big feathers... Guys and dolls
Melodies... Catchy tunes... In dance halls
Crystallize... Precious stones... Man and wife
Celebrate... Layered cake... Cut with knife
Avoidance... Not truthful... Cams with sex
Fornicate... Cheating mate... Now an ex
Media... Bold headlines... Kiss and tell
Deception... Skewed stories... Run by hell
Popular... Famous names... Like to schmooze
Articles... Twitter feeds... More fake news
Sabotage... Hacking tools... No one seen
Scandalous... Inside men... Scenes left clean
Criminals... Corrupt cops... Are not caught
Suffering... Bleeding out... Slain and swat
Amnesia... Detached self... Who am I?
Reconnect... Hard struggles... Have to try
Persevere... Finding faith... Kneel and pray
Consciousness... In control... Make it stay
Fragmented... Hazy eyes... Can’t see straight
Confusion... Foggy mind... Big blank slate
Bewildered... Thoughts derailed... Off the track
Memories... Happy days... Long way back
Distressing... Instant plan... Fight or flight
Exhausting... Counting sheep... Through the night
Traumatized... Deep within... Know your roots
Classified... Hidden files... Men in suits
Protection... Safe houses... Life on edge
Documents... Hidden terms... Sign the pledge
Asylums... Secured gates... Souls scream out
Inpatients... Feel hopeless... Filled with doubt
Overdose... Taking pills... On and on
Forcibly... Gagging throat... Till their gone
Suicide... Killed themselves... So it seems
Execute... Choking noose... Poles and beams
Depression... Darkness lurks... Why so sad?
Psychotic... Mental health... Are you mad?
Royalty... Purple dyes... Kings and queens
Commoners... Get lucky... In their genes
Poverty... Taxes steal... Fools get rich
Rebellious... Covert routes... Find a glitch
Immigrants... Not legal... Build a wall
Innocent... Beaten blue... Made to crawl
Refugees... Seeking aid... Lives at stake
Government... Ancient laws... Make or break
Sportsmanship... Sore losers... Make a bet
World War Three... Now declared... Blood and sweat
Pensioners... War heroes... Trapped in homes
Afterlife... Free spirits... Get to roam
Homelessness... Still begging... Down and out
Travellers... Passing by... Spit and shout
Employment... Gender gap... Is it fair?
Prejudice... Sexist speech... What you wear
Homophobes... Racist views... “You’re from where?”
Different... In wheelchairs... They all stare
Talented... Your brilliance... Not your skin
Equal rights... Fair treatment... In the bin
Boundaries... Your limits... On thin ice
Illusions... Playing games... Roll the dice
Defenceless... Diseased kids... Die too soon
Medicine... Treating them... Fed by spoon
Malnourished... Drinking milk... Slow to grow
Cancerous... Battles fought... Take a blow
Hygienic... Clean water... Girls need pads
Innovate... Better lives... Not just fads
Maturing... Growing up... Wear and tear
Breathlessness... Collapsed lungs... Gasp for air
Cardiac... Heart problems... Your last beat
Pollution... Climate change... Feel the heat
Vehicles... Toxic fumes... Urged to walk
Alcohol... Dealing drugs... Mere small talk
Quarantine... Strict borders... Keep out bugs
Surveillance... Sniffer dogs... Check for drugs
Husbandry... Prison cells... Necks with tags
Aquatic... Marine life... Caught in bags
Endangered... Being poached... Soon no more
Extinction... Less diverse... Guts and gore
Industries... Chopping trees... Loots and bribes
Colonies... Being squeezed... No more tribes
Dictators... Seize power... Wear gemmed crowns
Atomic... Lethal bombs... Blow up towns
Robotics... Future worlds... Bots and drones
Supersede... Human slaves... Ruled by clones
Narrative... Dumb poems... Loads of text
Transforming... Change happens... What is next?
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Darshan Jay Mistry

Darshan Jay "DJ" Mistry is an Indian born creative person who grew up in Milton Keynes. Adopted orphan DJ grew up in a working class family. Although he did not complete high school, DJ studied music, drama, languages, computing and the sciences. Autistic, victim of bullying and suffering with mental health problems, work produced by DJ reflects on daily struggles and triumphs and he goes on to explore more abstract and unusual concepts. more…

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