The one who mistook

Their wife for a hat
A child for a cat
A lover for a bat
A friend for a mat

Surrounded by
Someday fades

Why not instead
See streets of gold
Homes of gingerbread
Chocolate rivers

Smooth sailing comes
When you find your crew
Will you take me
As I am?

*The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, a book by Oliver Sacks.
Sandy Bay, lutruwita/ Tasmania, Australia

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