Wake me not up to the real world

Let me live in my dream a while more

Lest consciousness render beauty friable

Exsiccate me of sweet sweet hope


Treat me not akin to the foolish

Leave it to poets to glorify tears

The wounds of time need no bandage

No bandage can heal the wounds of life

Written in response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’s Photo Challenge #375 using words from Fandango’s One Word Challenge (real), Word of the Day (akin), Your Daily Word Prompt (friable), The Daily Spur (treat), Ragtag Daily Prompt (exsiccate), MMA Storytime’s Word of the Day (dream).

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