Move Me Poetry
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Move Me Poetry

Euphoric In A Chaotic World

Here’s to not losing hope in the face of all its problems.

Photo by Aditya Chinchure on Unsplash

Welcome to my imaginary show—

psychedelic strobes of light, and I in the spotlight of it all
they dance to my voice behind the roaring delight of that 80s rock and punk stuff that I call ‘childhood’
and I begin to drift into a slo-mo moment—euphoric, that’s how I’d describe it
all the world’s troubles drift to another world as my body slows into an imaginary show
one that only I know—the one escape when I lose hope in a world that rages on:

in a world that continues to dance as I learn to give it another chance.

©2022 A.X. Bates

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A.X. Bates

A.X. Bates

Words can make a difference. Theatre student writing poems about life, society, and coffee. @axybates on Instagram and Twitter.