TRICKS OUR CHILDHOOD PLAYED ON US

Hey guys, this was my first post. In response to the daily prompt, I added images to make it look better…

I-read

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We were young, naive, and fun seeking
We would carve out images from the palm tree or plantain tree leaves which might end up as a warrior or the face of a man
We would sit under the moonlight wishing we could pluck the stars and save it forever
We would point our torch to the skies just to see its reflection among the stars
We keep wondering why the sun keeps chasing us and never stop when we travel
Or why the road seems wet and gets dry when we get to the spot we thought was wet
We keep trying to catch rain drops but they always slip away from our grip
We often wish to elope to the cartoon world where all things are possible even flying without wings
We create imaginary friends so they can serve as solace when everyone annoys us
We always try to…

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Author: I- read

This is a free blog aimed at watering poetic minds and quenching the thirst of readers. My passion for words commemorates the desires to speak the truth, interplay with emotions and voice the fights in troubled souls. Welcome to i-read..

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