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Below is the poem entitled Aftershock which was written by poet Laura Spears. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Bodies strewn through my mind
Images lurk in closed lids
Dare I shutter the soul’s windows again?
Silent screams send shock waves
That ripple through my body.
Eyes strain for a faint glimmer.
Heavy hands pull at my lashes
Forcing me to face the horror.
Merciful darkness closes in.
A blank mind and nothing more.

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  1. Date: 1/29/2010 5:31:00 PM
    This poem was my response to a horror story that we were supposed to write an ending to. I wrote a poem instead.

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 7:09:00 AM
    Yay, i am not sure what it means but i felt it... Haiti?

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 6:50:00 AM
    A nice poem Laura keep on writing those sweet words of yours. thanx for your sweet comment.. Love