i is for illusion. #atozchallenge

My a-to-z theme is supposed to be small. My posts have been that. But, let’s face it… my real theme is poetry. I pretty much figured this would happen, but I thought I’d come clean and admit it. I hope you’re enjoying my alphabet.

illusion.

i is for illusion.

Born from imagination
Reality could never match
The vision in her mind
He was not supposed to exist
She invented him from dreams
Yet his lines were perfect
Spoken in deepest whispers
Like he read from a script
Of the very words she wrote
She reveled in the illusion
But weakness and greed stepped in
Imagination tainted
Anticipation gone
Illusion shattered
Desperate for the fantasy
Was better than having it


A to Z challenge — a letter a day throughout the month of April (except Sundays) until we reach z.
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About what sandra thinks

Sandra began writing when she was a sixth grader. She is a teller of stories through poetry, fiction, and tales from her own life. And she thinks too much. Read, think, enjoy, laugh.
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18 Responses to i is for illusion. #atozchallenge

  1. Miriam says:

    Loved this poem Sandra.

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  2. So cool, loving it! You do poetry beautifully…

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  3. Love this, relate to this. Damned reality, anyway!

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  4. Juli Hoffman says:

    Lovely poem! (Sad reality.) 🙂

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  5. You really did a great job with illussion. The first tweo lines opened this well. But I especially loved —-> Anticipation gone,Illusion shattered

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