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On many things

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On many things

It was a voice in my head
A whisper in my ear
A sound I've come to dread
A thing I've come to fear
It was the look in its eyes
On a face whiter than snow
Seeing through all my lies
Uncovering that I do not show
It was the power in its stare
Showing what I don't want to see
Saying your time is near
And you can neither hide nor flee
It was the words it said
Creeping into me in a whisper
Telling me that she is dead
Telling me I know I'll miss her
It was what it forced me to see
Things I've hidden away with denial
Things I said I'd never be
For which I'll surely stand on trial
It is what I will become
A thrall of the shadow
Death's own son
Libera nos a malo!!!
It is what I feel
Black bleak sadness
Pain I wish wasn't real
Driving me to the brink of madness
It is what I stand for
My prerogative
The urge to always be more
My reason to live

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  1. Date: 9/27/2010 12:24:00 PM
    A pleasure to read your creative poetry today Adefemi. I am hoping you have a wonderful week filled with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 12:21:00 PM
    Interesting write my friend...

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 11:39:00 AM
    Very profound poem. Good one!

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 10:30:00 AM
    NICE WRITE, A WONDERFUL POEM TO READ! HAVE A BLESSED DAY*luv~SKAT