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Purpose and Meaning – Don Draper Pt2

More on my favorite Mad Man!

Sleepwalker

He woke one dawn with wisps of dream
still clinging round his eyes;
and found he was a stranger with
a life he did not know.

He rose and stood in mirrored light
and while a ruined stranger watched;
he dressed a broken body
in a stranger’s shabby clothes.

All through the day, he spoke the words
though they were not his own;
then drove strange streets in fading light
to an unfamiliar home.

And when night came in a stranger’s bed
he slipped into his dreams
of loss and shame, of choices made,
and how it might have been.

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2 Responses

  1. Powerful! Not sure “love it” appropriate. Appreciate better response.

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