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Dread

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Dread

She lies peacefully in our bed dead to the world, unaware of my scrutiny. Her quiescence in that funereal repose sends an ice-cold shiver of dread throughout my entire body. My mind begins to wander through a surrealistic maze that challenges all reality. She’s asleep! I said to myself unconvincingly; then hurried to her bedside and pled out loud: Please! Let these lips I kiss be warm.

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  1. Date: 1/22/2012 7:39:00 PM

    wonderful poem! i've actually had those thoughts and it's a great relief to find your partner peacefully asleep!