My mind plays tricks on me.

Latin X 1967 (Philadelphia)



I’m trying to sleep,
But my thoughts are too deep.
My mind takes me to a place,
where I need to contemplate.

My thoughts race.
slow down my mind needs to recuperate.

My mind plays tricks on me.
I forget what I say,
I forget what I do.
Sometimes I have to think about what’s my next move.

Jokes on you!

My mind is stronger than an ox.

Give me a pen and paper
 I’ll show you what I got!

My mind is on the run.
My thoughts coming off like a shot gun!
Sometimes I hesitate.
Sometimes I can’t remember what I want to say.

These are my struggles.
My mind plays tricks on me.
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Written on August 01, 2023

Submitted by LatinX on April 18, 2024

42 sec read
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Quick analysis:

Scheme aabc bc Defx f x xx ggce xD
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 584
Words 142
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 4, 2, 4, 1, 1, 2, 4, 2

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