Mind, my enemy | Ruminate

via Daily Prompt: Ruminate

Perplexed and distraught

Halving my speed

I stand all alone

In a foreign land


Crying for help

To the unfamiliar surroundings

I wait and watch

Into the darkness


Trying to put to rest

My galloping thoughts

I dictate the terms

To the stubborn mind


With increase in my efforts

And greater retaliation

The war had begun

Me versus my mind


Tapping the old ways

Unearthing buried memories

Grilled my heart

It squeezed my soul


Hapless with my stance

I follow the thoughts

Baked and burnt

Flat on the earth


Mind, my enemy

You’ve cast the wave

Now I have become

A faithful slave





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