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The Eclectic Pen - IN MY MIND

By: Barbara P. (gotchagal) - ,   + 19 more  
Date Submitted: 5/7/2010
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 115

  In my mind I was a child caressed;
stroked and adored,
cradled in arms so frequently,
the ground was a stranger to my feet.

I ran free with wild horses
over praries; mane flying in the wind .
I hunted with wolves; accepted member of the pack,
and flew headfirst into clouds with the eagles.

I whispered songs of love and longing
so dramatically & with such perfection,
that my audience was mesmerized...
transported to places only I could take them.

I danced, eyes dark and flashing
in the light of gypsy campfires;
hair black and whipping waist-length
round my body.

I held court in my salon
where all the greats of art and literature
wit and wisdom came to share their genius,
grateful for my opinion.

In my mind...

c. 1977 Barbara Gregory (Pearlman)

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Debbie C. - 5/8/2010 1:25 PM ET
Love the first verse!!! Debbie
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