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Axe Me How

I can only slightly breathe again The strength of your oxygen chokes the air from in me. I can only slightly defend Myself from you and you won’t let me be. I keep trying to run but my feet are concrete. My legs can’t seem to keep up and my mind won’t shut off. I keep replaying the nightmare in my mind And I can’t seem to stop asking how you were that guy. My hands are tied in knots I keep trying to get out, but it hurts a lot. And I finally feel like I can get free. And you pull me back in and say “You can’t live without me. “ I twist my arm free of the rope and out of your grasp. And I see that There is this axe that can set me free. All it requires is a little reach. I try to grab it in my hands And I try to swing but I honestly don’t know how to cut down the darn tree.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 9/25/2018 8:27:00 AM
"Worrisome fears grasp my soul Crying tears, why I don't know" - I do believe we have all experienced this nightmare-ish place, and it is horrible. Your Mom saved you, and that is always the way, hopefully.
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Date: 9/25/2018 8:12:00 AM
This reminds me of all the things I was going to pull together and create with, but never did. I started ruthlessly throwing things kept way too long this summer, and the freeing liberating feeling is wonderful!
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Date: 9/25/2018 7:45:00 AM
"the strength of your oxygen chokes the air from me" - I am thinking how appropriate this is, from the perspective of a woman who has been tricked into staying with an overbearing abusive man.
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Date: 10/13/2018 10:29:00 PM
Thank you.