And I spiralled down into a long deep sleep
Against all the odds, I spiralled back up and awoke
Awoke without power
Spiralling down again
I had a flat battery.
I went backwards and forwards in my mind.
Slowly the power returned
But my ceiling is lower
I now have a less powerful battery.
I don’t understand
It takes me a long time to cotton on to little things
I forget names
I forget what I’ve just read - I can’t read
I can’t understand how I did what I did before.
And self destruction kicks in
The battery is less powerful
The chassis is getting rusty
Bits fall off!
Am I due for the scrap heap? 
Can I make the chassis appealing enough by patching up?
Is there enough power left in the battery to kickstart the motor once again?
To bring the chassis back to purring life
To wake again?
To start again?
Chloe ©️
  • Author: chloe61 (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 5th, 2022 03:22
  • Comment from author about the poem: Can you forget by patching up?
  • Category: Reflection
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  • orchidee

    Oo-er! Which bits are falling off? Nothing serious, I hope! heehee.

    • chloe61

      Just a metaphor!!!

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