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Slipping through the cracks in my mind

Slipping through the cracks in my mind. I find I can’t understand sometimes.

Even though I seem to look just fine. I’m forgetting, like my minds going blind.

Sparks of memory light up my sight. Looking through a glass but I forgot what type.

Confusion is right there, what was I gonna say? Can’t remember what I was gonna pray.

Slipping through the cracks in my mind. I find I can’t understand sometimes.

Start a sentence but then I forgot.
Can’t seem to remember my last thought?

Now I don’t say much as I fear I will forget the day, the month, the year.

Fading in an abyss my silent scream. Feeling half awake like I’m in a dream.

Slipping through the cracks in my mind. I find I can’t understand sometimes.
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Submitted by gcicio on May 04, 2020

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Gregory Cicio

I was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Brooklyn, NY. The son of a long line of entertainers whose collective accomplishments have included: (Mom-Miriam Cicio/a.k.a.Toni Price)Musical radio programs in D.C. (Father-Phil Cicio/a.k.a. Phil Ott-Zu Fara) Participation in the creation of the American Guild of Variety Artists Grandfather Leon Dashoff Participation in the creation of the "Little Symphony Orchestra of Washington D.C." which later became part of the National Symphony orchestra (Grandfather- Leon Dashoff) As a descendant of Walt Whitman, (via Grandmother Charlotte Whitman) writing has always been in his blood. Greg Cicio has written and co-produced the contemporary Christian music album “Desires of Kings” and has written numerous business/professional materials. "Seed of the Dogwood" is my first novel. more…

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