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A Nightmare

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A Nightmare

In the night, I lie awake
Darkness all around me
I gaze into the hollow night
As my mind plays its wicked tricks
Shadows shudder
My heart is faint
I close my eyes to no effect
Taunting comments the night
A chill in my spine
The briefly eternal darkness
Engulfs me
As I fall asleep
To be awoken by a scream
To find that nightmarish scream
A product of me


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  1. Date: 9/14/2010 6:49:00 AM

    interesting poem this, enjoyed

  1. Date: 8/25/2010 5:43:00 AM

    I am happy your poetry was among the poetry I had a chance to read today Billy. Thank you for sharing your writing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/24/2010 9:42:00 PM

    A DEEP WRITE ~A PRODUCT OF YOU WAS A GOOD LINE ~ENJOYED *LUV ~S.K.A.T.