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Authentically, inescapably me

Life is like art-
I know precisely what I want to create:
Intricate canvases,
Each line and brush stroke
So precise as to be indistinguishable
From a photograph,
Colours melting together
As seamlessly as a sunset,
Landscapes so lifelike
You could step into them
And disappear over the hills
To run wild along the horizon,
I can picture it all so clearly,
But I cannot make it real-

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Lauren Phillips is a language teacher and writer with a deep love of words in all their forms. She uses writing to help her process her own tangled thoughts.

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