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Where is the eye of the storm?

Photo by C.E. Pereira

In the stillness, I sit.
My thoughts screaming.
All is quiet in the room.
My mind a hurricane.

I have not moved at all.
Around me, all is quiet.
Inside me, voices raised.
Lecturing me, scolding me.

They taunt me, mocking.
My head aches big time.
I try to calm my mind.
To be still, to be quiet.

The chatter is so loud.
I can’t hear myself think.
The wind is much louder.
Where is the eye of the storm?

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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