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Completely Decay

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Completely Decay

Crazed and disoriented, I cry to my speed-bumped heart
Hoping my brain will be aware enough to sense its ache
I breathe in and out strategically, feeling little comfort
Nothing pains me more than to have nothing to do. . .

Pouring deceit, I envelope my body in its substitute
I close my eyes and see strange pictures that never were
Manipulated in the darkness of lies I breach on sands
Of clamping clams and rocks, cutting through my logic

Veiled from the reality, I smile to speed your coming
But I fumble through the roads longing for your smooth trail
Only discerning a speed-bumped, sorrowful heart fail
And nothing can substitute the waste and darkness of truth

I will never be quite the same as before, but nor shall you
I will always be the one you abhor no matter how true
The road has ended sickly where my brain has backfired
The manipulation of our lives is bound to completely…decay

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  1. Date: 1/26/2014 12:12:00 AM
    Love this one. The last line slays me. Lost but soon to be found. ~Kilmwe

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 8:55:00 AM
    Very nice...I love the last stanza and also the title. Wonderful write indeed, enjoyed!!!

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 2:26:00 AM
    on the loose n forced to choose, which side of torment to bemuse, the gander might get his goose, bu solo i am flying? no not afraid of dying, just footloose, i aint denying, two thoughts together vieing... re:"Completely Decay" Laura Breidenthal Don Johnson