• Rebecca Barboza

That's That Life


I never wake up to the birds singing

I do, however, wake up to tormented souls screaming

Intoxicated, trying to numb their feelings

That's that city life


Around me I see a bunch of headless chickens

running around unaware, without a mission

Rushing to catch that train to their next work of fiction

That’s that Matrix life


I want to escape

And I know I’m not the only one

waiting for something better on the horizon

Some place I can call home

That's that depressing life


Or are you one of those:

“Oh What a beautiful world!

I wish I could live forever and never get old"

That's that delusional life


For you I say: I hope you never remember

what true beauty is and really resembles

we can only feel it sometimes if we really try

Amnesia is a gift from God

That's that red pill life



© 2020 Rebecca Barboza



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