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Free Rein: A Poem

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I long for that place.
You know, the one where
everything fades away
and you are left with just

Your mind
and a blank page.

Anything is possible.

Dragons, Dungeons, Magic Potions
Love, Friendship, Soul Mates
Aliens, Spacecraft, Time Travel

Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction

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Jealousy: A Poem

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I stand there, watching you walk with her.

You hold her cheek in your hand,

Kiss her lips

Tenderly

As if she’s breakable and

Precious.

 

My heart drops.

Hot anger flows through my veins.

I see red.

 

My fists clench and I shake with

Rejection,

Broken dreams,

And lost hope.

My stomach is full of rocks.

My chest is empty and tight.

 

How am I supposed to deal with what I feel?

 

I want to be her.

Have you look at me like

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Depression is Winter: A Poem

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Cold temperatures, lethargy,

Snow that blankets everything.

Only deeper as the season continues,

Barricading in the safety of isolation.

 

Excavating the emotional avalanche

Like brushing feet of snow off the windshield

Chipping away at ice, the shell of protection,

Reopening emotions.

 

Potholes deeper, cracking souls.

Patches of asphalt fill holes.

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