In My Mind, Outside My Mind

December 5, 2010
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In my mind I'm running miles.
In my mind I'm learning the tango.
In my mind I'm picking flowers.
In my mind I'm sweet and gorgeous.

In my mind I'm singing loud.
In my mind I'm sketching brilliantly.
In my mind I'm riding horses.
In my mind I'm just enchanting.

In my mind I'm catching dragon.
In my mind I'm watching sunsets.
In my mind I'm laughing brightly.
In my mind I'm swaying slowly.

But here's the catch, the little twist.
That's in my mind, but that's not real.
"Real" is sitting in class, simple and plain.
Simple brown hair, plain brown eyes.
Just a simple plain girl outside my mind.

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SlipGrip26 said...
Mar. 7, 2011 at 11:37 am
i feel it most everyday, and i don't understand why others say what they do. i don't feel pretty like a lot of ppl say, unless I'm thinking deep in my mind about a completey different life. i love your poem. it connects to everyone
EmilyRisa said...
Dec. 24, 2010 at 2:30 pm
Thanks. (: I'm glad you liked it!
LastChapter said...
Dec. 24, 2010 at 11:16 am
i agree, this is really good!
Spazhottie247 said...
Dec. 23, 2010 at 10:18 pm
This is amazing! Everyone feels this at one point and you have a great style of writing, since you captured it so simply yet so strongly. Blew my mind! Please continue :)
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