Battlegrounds in the Mind


I walk behind these city 


Down the alleyways where no one


Feel myself floating down the street again

I can’t find the words to


What happened



I can’t breathe while

It all comes down on me


I'm sure there’s not a second to


I know we’ve been lost

For a while

Have to take a moment

Slow down the 


Look back and


The wilderness I left behind


It’s the same old


Told a thousand times

Fighting for the


In a battle with my mind


  • Author: Leya Virago (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 7th, 2020 01:00
  • Category: Unclassified
  • Views: 57
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  • orchidee

    Good write Maddie.
    Doh! There would be a battle in my mind too, but I only got 3 brain cells, and they're on holiday at present. When will they be back? Who knows?! lol.

    • MaddieJ

      Oh Orchidee your presence on this platform always brings me a smile. Thank you for reading and cmmenting. I'm sure there are more than three and they will be back in ten fold! LOL

      • orchidee

        Thanks Maddie. Only 10 fold? I would have 30 then. I thought we had millions? lol. Oh it's nutty!

      • Fay Slimm.

        Slow and rhythmic the fall of these words down the page give the pace and the me-time we all need dear Maddie - thanks for sharing them.

        • MaddieJ

          Thank you Fay! I'm glad you stopped to read.

        • L. B. Mek

          refreshing in its ingenuity of delivery and well measured pace of rhythmic unfolding

          • MaddieJ

            Thanks! It’s actually a song I wrote and I wanted it to have sort of a specific look to it. So I separated the words this way. It came out looking and sounding alright! Much appreciate commentary L.B.

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