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Dark and Painful

Beaconing, it isn't at the end of thy tunnel
Lifeless, my shame has been said and done

Wither, my guilt is cracking into a funnel 
Parts fall into the abyss without the sun

I've never been able to die and succumb
Seductive indulgence is a shameful escape

Breathing, the emissioned air is cold and numb
So anti-social my faithful penalty molds a shape 

Claw at a wall and still find a boredom devour 
Thinking of what's to come but feed from hunger

Yesterday cut me short, as I stood in the shower
Brain damage from the constant downpour and thunder

Screaming to a face of disease, the fetus has power
Dark and painful this child was born 
Under anxiety the soul was torn.

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  1. Date: 6/23/2013 9:06:00 PM
    Powerful write!!

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 9:32:00 PM
    Very nice. I really like the way you put it out there. Very good.