Updated on March 27, 2020
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Caroline is an artist, designer and writer. She has written for several online and print publications.

Reality today...

Just like a film

Every headline reading

What you need to do

To protect yourself

From everyone else

Living in a hologram

A simulated world

Unlike what we have

Seen before

The dream state seems more

Real than this

Everything is so surreal

Are we in a man made dream

And the world beyond

Still just keeps turning...

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      • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

        Caroline Marie 

        8 weeks ago

        Hi Eric thank you for your comment. I hope you and your family are well and safe. :)

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        Eric Dierker 

        8 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

        You got me to thinking about how even our fun times being together are surreal right now.

      • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

        Caroline Marie 

        2 months ago

        Thank you Brenda for reading and your kind words. :)

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        2 months ago from Washington Court House

        It is true. It doesnt seem real, but it is.

        Like a page from a horror novel. I hate to turn on the television most days.

        Thanks for sharing.

      • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

        Caroline Marie 

        2 months ago

        Hello Rinita, thank you for reading and your kind words. :)

        Hello Greg, thank you for reading and your kind words. :)

        Hello Lorna, thank you for reading and your kind words. :)

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        Rinita Sen 

        2 months ago

        Certain lines speak volumes. Dreams being real, are we in a dream, living in a hologram. Exceedingly original.

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        greg cain 

        2 months ago from Moscow, Idaho, USA

        Surreal is indeed the right word, and yours is an excellent expression of the common feelings right now. Thanks for sharing.

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        Lorna Lamon 

        2 months ago

        Everything does feel very surreal at this moment Caroline and your poem describes this very well. We will get through this though not without a reality check. Beautiful writing.


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