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Dreamscape

Drifting in a field of dreams
with an ever-changing
backdrop, and
Magritte's Lost Jockey
riding, riding, riding.

Floating under a spacious sky
with barely a breath
of wind, and
Coleridge's albatross
gliding, gliding, gliding.

The jockey will never
reach his destination
and the albatross is doomed
to die. But wait — dreams
have their own reality.

Perhaps the jockey can
find the finishing line
and the albatross may
fly away before his
life is claimed by the

Mariner's crossbow.
But we cannot dream
forever. We awake to
the reality of an often
fickle and cruel world.

_____________________

Copyright © Robert Haigh 2020
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Submitted by Robert_Haigh on August 30, 2020

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