Treasure Island

Anna Travers


BRAIN DEAD


Everywhere i go
i see the things i already know
no new seeds to sow
where is all the new information
I want to feed my brain
i am hungry for wisdom
but everywhere i go
I see things i already know

Everywhere i tread
I hear things already said
Help i am going brain dead
I crave new conversation
I listen for strange logic
I dismiss Idle talk
But Everywhere i go
I hear things i already know

Everywhere i look
i see things i see in the book
that cannot be mistook
the truths we are fed
the pictures we are shown
the words that are read
But Everywhere i look
I see things i see in the book

Time to feed my brain
before i go insane
need to escape a life mundane
no more television
no more red top papers
just pure wisdom from the wise
because its time to feed this brain
NOT go insane

Submitted: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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I am experimenting with different styles of poetry as a poet who has only ever stuck to rhyme...Wish me luck

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