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Black out

A rocking chair settles in the core of darkness
Time flows through the room
Narrow room
Empty as a drum
Four walls
No threshold to help me run!

Silence speaks
Screams its words out

Candle light grows dim

A symphonic humming of trees
And the yawn of the night
Fills the room
A wind crosses through a sealed window
Leaving an echo of a cradle song behind
Air shivers
The candle sought for light

Silence turns to rhythm

The echo of the gravelly voice of time
Tick, Tock
Loud heart beats
The sound of a pen
Scribble, scribble


A moment of hollowness
Pen hits the ground
A numb, Heart ache
Tightness
A Voice of pain growls

Silence turns to shadows
A swift glance to memories
Tears shed to words unspoken

A dull voice of a clock
Tick, Tock
A shallow breathing nearly fading
A rocking cradle
Blurry room
Heart beats muteness
Blackout

A threshold helps me run

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  1. Date: 10/16/2010 11:13:00 AM
    Exceptional poetry to be reading this Saturday afternoon Nesma. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 1:57:00 PM
    deep and impressive write, keem 'em coming