Treasure Island

Clove Beatty


My mind


My mind is always wandering,
trying to put together the pieces of puzzles in the back of my mind
my brains primary task, is to calm down,
or at least look calm,
to fool everyone.
Today I will keep to myself and stay out of the way of the drama the best I can
and to be rather quiet
to draw little to no attention to myself.

I don't want to be here,
I don't know if I should have gotten out of bed
at this point I haven't thought of I reason why I should have.
I'm tired,
tired of the people around me,
even though we just came back I'm already sick of them.
I hate the crowds of people,
with the loud voices,
walking in rows that touch each side of the hall so its impossible to get by
talking of nonsense.

While I walk by myself.
Always by myself.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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  • Gajanan Mishra (3/26/2013 9:05:00 AM)

    always nonsense, talking of nonsense. good poem. thanks.
    I invite you tom read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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