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Diurnal Panic

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Diurnal Panic

These images afore my slumbering eyes,
the whimsical, nonsense scenes
quickly morph into the
two headed demon
that hastens the pulse
and terrorizes the soul.
Even when awake,
I cannot shake
the panic instilled.
So I lay awake
counting the stars
in my head.

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 2:56:00 AM
    Like this a lot- and can definietly identify with it

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 12:33:00 AM
    excruciating! well expressed!