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When I opened my mind

When I opened my mind

The atmosphere was cordial,
Words and ideas were exchanged,
At no cost, no contracts,
No obligations,
No demands.

The night was a cold carbon copy of many,
That peacefully have passed.
Then the gathering,
Without indication or hesitation,
Came to an unanimous
Decision and conclusion ,
That I should have an open mind.

The thoughts were too many
To swamp the mind,
For I knew,
That there were so minefields,
Some are in the open,
But many others are in disguise.
The deeper thoughts are asleep,
Waiting for the code to quietly

Distance, strange voices screamed,
Take some wine, find a quite room,
Leave all guilts behind and have soft
Music and light,
But keep away from shroom.

However after a time and second thoughts,
I was relieved to realised, that
I am free man who can be in two minds.
The positive conclusion is now to keep
Myself orbiting about my single mind,
And avoid any further indecisions
Or confusion.

About this poem

To look within is a task to be handled with genuine care. Here you mind ideas waiting to be free, or on the verge of exploding. But don’t just bury the difficult thoughts and the contradictions and accept that you can be of two minds.

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Written on June 15, 2020

Submitted by Poetry@80 on March 14, 2022

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