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Mouseprints in the Sand by Brennan Chadwick Emerson

Mouseprints in the Sand
By Brennan Chadwick Emerson

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A collection of poetry and a short story, Island of Joy, written between 2005 and 2007.

To Poetic Life

The truth?
The truth is
I believe in nothing.
Were you expecting something grand;
a bit of profound or sage wisdom?
Sorry, I have none,
only my empty consciousness
and dreams.

But I did not come here,
to wherever you are,
to write such things.
I came only to say
I enjoy this life despite,
well, basically anything adverse.

I like to stroll down by the stream
and watch the rabbits swim through the wavy grass;
a conversation with a stranger
or the oldest friend.

I savor my sleep
and even my pain;
the sweet tastes of dessert,
the smell of perfume;
a kiss,
a caress,
an afternoon...
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