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[ CC ] This Chapped Ass Of Mine

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I would not bet on my horse in this race if I were you---† † †
will get you nowhere in particular, which is my goal † † †  
Destination within reach, filling the world around me † † † †
with desired scenery --- though life currently is far from foal † † †
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Perhaps upon arrival, I'll be too weathered from journeying --- † † †  
no longer care for liberating madness of youth's daydreams † † † †
Discouraged? No, as I have nowhere else in particular to go † † †  
minding not as long as you matter in my conscious streams
 
Written by JohnnyBlaze
Published | Edited 27th Oct 2021
Author's Note
inspired by the poem "In My Dreams" by Stevie Smith @
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46843/in-my-dreams

for the Classic Corner comp "Alone In The Woods" @
https://deepundergroundpoetry.com/forum/competitions/read/11244
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