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When I Started Screaming,

July 17, 2013
By haley101 DIAMOND, Windsor, Connecticut
haley101 DIAMOND, Windsor, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”

― Mary Oliver

I woke him up before
I woke myself
like tendrils of the inky
night come to strangle me
wound around my legs
pressing me down into the recesses
of the fabric and springs until i
with the heavy pressure in my chest
this weight of dreams
making my heartbeat echo in my throat

He unravels these tendrils,
his hands offer a gentle thrumming
liquid calm in every capillary
and i confess
that I cannot
without him

The author's comments:
Accompanies my book, "Protection".

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on Feb. 28 2014 at 7:26 am
Promethean SILVER, Kanpur, Other
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Favorite Quote:
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind....

Nice piece