Outside the Mind

I watched myself sleep

I dreamed that

you were next to me.


I watched myself drive

I heard my song

through your speakers.

I watch myself type

to some beat in my head

as drummers bang

with anger.


I observed the way you

made me breakfast

without warning me first.


I loved the kisses on my neck

as you brought your hands

up my spine.


I waited in line at the bank

avoiding all those Facebook faces.


I wrote you a poem

that I never wrote on paper.

It is meant to stay

outside the mind.


I am a robotic poet

when I want to be.

Produce words

upon request.

Challenge my mind



bolt again.



  1. Tosha Michelle · March 17, 2016


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  2. vishalbheeroo · March 18, 2016

    Romance beautifully spurned in all its forms:)

    Liked by 1 person

  3. The Power&The Glory · March 18, 2016

    Lush, evocative, and deeply humane,

    Liked by 1 person

  4. clinock · March 23, 2016

    heart stirringly perfect Chrissy…

    Liked by 1 person

    • Chrissy · March 23, 2016

      thank you for visiting πŸ™‚ and your kind comments…have a great day!


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