2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21

For the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets write a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a tell blank poem.
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For today’s prompt, take the phrase "Tell (blank)," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: "Tell the Truth," "Tell a Lie," and/or even "Tell Me Something Good for a Change." Of course, I'll also accept titles like "Teleprompter" or "Telephone." 

Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.

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Here’s my attempt at a Tell Blank Poem:

“Tell Myself Again”

It's easy to know what is real,
but I think I'm trapped in a dream.
Imprisoned by my tortured zeal,
it's easy to know what is real
and what's fake; so what is the deal?
What can't I shake free of this beam?
It's easy to know what is real,
but I think I'm trapped in a dream.

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