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stifling the day

I hide the emptiness
digging a hole in the head, unending pain
bury a stiff smile
between huffs of breath

It's almost a mystery
it can almost be unheard
the cloud in my eyes, almost curling
too imperfect for words

I dig this smile into a hole
snatched by my last breath
as the wound reaches beyond
an imperfect heart

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  1. Date: 8/15/2014 4:45:00 AM
    Wonderful piece Juaneco

  1. Date: 8/14/2014 9:41:00 PM
    Juaneco, stopping by to read and enjoy your poem once again. :) Congratulations, on having your poem featured on the Poetry Soup's Home Page..... Always & Forever ~LINDA

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 2:06:00 PM
    i often enjoy poems like yours as they captivate the mind without losing the messege intended. Well done this piece is wonderful.

  1. Date: 2/20/2012 6:01:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Juaneco. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 6:47:00 PM
    Nice poem, I enjoyed reading it,

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 2:59:00 PM
    Juaneco I like this touching poem you writing today. - oxox Anne-Lise