Accidental Pictures - Disturbed in the Head

Pictures Inside My Eyes

Eyes are shut against the pain

But, in rest, lies only distraction.

Pictures inside my eyes will not give the calm I wish to have.


Brilliant blue

purple and red

Shadows of black

Crickets doing acrobatics overhead.


Two people hugging

Look at the heart.


Somewhere in the background

A dog wants to take part.

Here he comes jumping on a pogo stick.

His tongue, no wait, a snake, hanging out of his mouth.

The snake sneaks across the inside of my eyes.


A lion roars.

Someone plays drums.

This is a place where I feel brave.


Up in the sky

Is it a bird or a plane?

No, just pink paratroopers taking a dive.


Cows are dancing

Wearing their fancy clothes and swimming with dolphins.

The dolphins all have green teeth and

Sport Princess Diana tattoos.


A sniper shoots jelly

From the shore.

A boat sinks in the middle

of the hardware store.


Calm and rest,

The elusive golden rings

Just out of reach

For the accident stole the peace.


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pochinuk 2 years ago

Lisa,

Wonderfully ETC* all the way around...

*Ever Trailing Color;

Thank-you!

-pochinuk


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Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

Wow, what an interesting poem, like no other for sure! I do not think I would feel any clam either when my eyes were closed and saw such things.

Blessings,

Faith Reaper


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grand old lady 2 years ago from Philippines

Interesting poem, and very interesting friendship of the dolphin and the cow:). I hope you sleep more restfully tonight.


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lcbenefield 2 years ago from Georgia Author

Thanks, Faith and Grand Old Lady, for reading and commenting. These vivid pictures are getting fewer as time goes by.


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Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

Icb.. almost like a dreamscape..I loved it :)


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lcbenefield 2 years ago from Georgia Author

Thanks, Frank. Glad you enjoyed it.


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teaches12345 2 years ago

Sometimes I have weird dreams like this. I would compare this poem to the story of Alice in Wonderland. You never know what you sill see next.


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lcbenefield 2 years ago from Georgia Author

Thanks, Teaches, for reading. They weren't exactly dreams. I was awake and aware. The mind is a complex thing.

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