“Dreamin’ (Ultimate High)”

In your eyes I see wonderland,
a place I once thought my own.
In your eyes I see wonderland, but it looks quite
different now.

Filling my hollowness with happiness again,
look past the curtains of cold looks and late replies
and teach me the belief
that you’ll be my sweetest risk, now that

you make me sing, my favourite tune,
you bring me today, my happy hour,
you give me wings, my ultimate high.

In your eyes I reach wonderland,
a place I now call my own.
In your eyes I see wonderland,
and it’s a lot brighter now.

Published by troycabida

Troy Cabida (b. 1995) is a London-based Filipino poet. He has been a member of the Barbican Young Poets, the Roundhouse Poetry Collective and is a producer for open mic night Poetry and Shaah. His poems have appeared in TAYO, harana, Bukambibig, Cha and Ink, Sweat and Tears. His debut poetry pamphlet "War Dove" is published under Bad Betty Press.

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