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by Fyn
Rated: E · Poetry · Writing · #2252085
When the words come faster than a brain can process them
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Dyslexic words sword:
bladed from a tired brain
that is seeing backward.
Hard to avoid the shard of steel
when all you see
are mirrored images
transposed inside-out!

Can't mind Ps and Qs
when they be dead wrong,
when you can't trust your eyes.
Typed words confound spellcheck;
translation compounds insult.
Shorthand version a suffered injury.
Wish I could take a photograph

of the inside of my mind.






Open Prompt: Write a poem 15 lines or less, Structured or Free Verse, on the topic of your choosing.
Written for "The Whatever Contest." *Right* "The Whatever Contest

Word/Line Count: 15 lines


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