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My Thoughts

My thoughts mine alone.
Secure. A private zone.
No one can read them.
Nor eavesdrop.

Thoughts in a vault.
None can enter.
Locked. No intruders.
None invited inside.

But I take them out.
Beyond the door.
To pages. Blank.
With pen I write.

From broken words,
a story told.
From shattered pieces,
a picture unfolds.

Not all I share.
Some remain locked.
Secrets to the grave.
But beyond death?

By C.E. Pereira



I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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