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Laura's Poetry Poetry

“All in Your Mind” by Laura Wright

This original work and many more, is now available in Girl in the Trees, a new poetry book by Laura Wright.

When you own so much more than you can pay
You find your life-long soul mate died yesterday
When you search all your life for a beautiful dream
And when you catch a star it leaves the scene
It’s another night where anxiety will rule
There’s a masquerade going and you are the fool
It’s a million more miles before you get there
Only to find your car beyond repair
It’s a black dog at a conference of ghosts
Where there’s none left grinning except the host
You stand in line and wait your turn
You’re left holding a candle that refuses to burn
The kindred spirit you thought was your kind
Was substance to see it was all in your mind…

©Copyright, 1995 Laura Chambers-Wright. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be transmitted or reproduced in any form without explicit written permission from the author.


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