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Snap out!


There’s a struggle.
To exit this place.
For not many visit.
My dream is dying.

My talent in gold.
Or so I thought.
Fools gold instead.
What more can it be.

Once, the well was full.
There was creativity.
Ideas to fish out.
Now, the well has echoes.

Reblogs! For a price.
To just collect ‘Likes’?
Is no one reading?
My self esteem at nil.

Should I join a dead poets club?
And fade into nothingness.
Blank pages in the wind.
Such a cliché. Snap out!

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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