Monday, September 6, 2010

The Corner

You must believe

I’m made of stone

My heart

Encased in steel

One look

I breathe

One touch

I’m free

One cruel word

Banishes me

Jettisoned

Orbiting misery

Heart clenched

Bracing me

Preemptively

I know too well the

Punishment I motivate

Silence you demonstrate

Gut wrenching pain

Pushes pink clouds away

Fostering darkened skies

Banished to the corner

Broken and torn

Somewhere inside

The depths of your mind

A dark corner

You’ve labeled mine

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful misery... A pain I would guess many know, yet find hard to articulate. Well done

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  2. This encompasses my thoughts and feelings so beautifully and thoroughly - I became one with the words, as if you had looked into my heart and wrote what you saw.

    Well done. Thank you for sharing.

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  3. "One touch I'm free" That is how it goes; it's what we always want. When the ache is stunning, there is a lady wookie poem. xo

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  4. Lovely and wrenching. Nicely done.

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  5. Well written and yes manny do feel like that but suffer in silence!

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