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Imagine


IMAGINE


  My eyelids flickered
and, gritting teeth
I created pictures
in disbelief
  opened windows
with dazzling colours
stunning rainbows
I soon discovered
  I felt mother's face
(which I knew so well)
looked out of place
(though I daren't tell)
  a delicate rose
proved such a joy
I'd remembered smelling
when a boy
  that precarious
old squeaky gate
which in a wind
I grew to hate
  the sea roared
blues and greens
every colour inbetween
in this pipedream
  so much fantasy
though sweet as wine
I'll never see
you see, I'm blind


JAMES REID
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