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Daydreaming



Daydreaming in a café,
I'm nursing a coffee.
And as I take a sip,
stare into a mirror.

Everything's surreal,
a silver twilight zone.
And I sit there transfixed,
by every shifting scene.

I know it's only glass,
with a reflective sheen.
Yet like reality,
it's something very real.

Finding faults fascinate,
mine are soon scrutinized.
And I stare at myself,
wondering who'll blink first.

In this world of shadows,
entertainment's for free.
Like a voyeur, I watch
people perform unseen.
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Submitted on August 21, 2014

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I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and special circumstances of my upbringing. more…

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