Tracking Reality

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Sky bird by AlfaZentaura on deviant Art

Tracking Reality

 I listen to the sound of

Wings beating on the careless sky

Wanting to make everyone understand

Reality exists with waking dreams

__________

Love someone and hold them tight

Even if it is for just tonight

Strange how little I know

Even when the lilies flow

__________

Down a river past the sea

Parted the shores by the galley

Of a ship washed on the beach

Pitying the trials of people who reach

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Is it too late to learn?

Words become deniable

Thoughts are unreliable

Random chains of touch

___________

Working your magic of love

You try to save someone

Who doesn’t understand

But who wants to

__________

Tracking reality broken by dreams

Told that her fantasies were pointless

Yet wanting to learn to heal

From a massacred heart

__________

These verses are how one speaks

In silent tongues full of riddles

When clear words are too scary

Or thoughts fail to track reality

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A reality one clings to with hope

Yearning to touch someone in soul

Not being able to see in

Frustrated by not trusting in what she feels

(c) Amanda Wilson 2012

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