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Eclipse Reality



Fretting over yesterdays,
your emotions take control.
And memories get enhanced,
by your imagination.

Exploring lost innocence,
you visit a place of trust.
And encounter feelings you
left on the fringes of youth.

Forgotten passions echo
silently within your heart.
And you call on delusion,
to eclipse reality.

Nostalgia devastates you
shackling your heart to the past.
And drowning in your own tears,
hope's all that keeps you afloat.
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Submitted on August 24, 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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