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My Mistake





My mind astir, I lie awake, 
no way to make this anguish break 
that comes with guilt, it might return, 
a cursed time I cannot spurn, 
nor slay with amends, life at stake. 

In every creaking stroll I quake; 
leaving her to play makes me shake. 
My troubles with each new day churn, 
my mind astir. 

This is no dream, it's my mistake; 
no sleep is mine, I lie awake 
evenings grow cold, while she I yearn, 
and grim thoughts through my body burn. 
The shadow lurks; I twist and turn, 
my mind astir.


Your Biggest Mistake Contest
Sponsor: Laura Loo  June 28, 2016



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Date: 7/8/2016 8:52:00 AM
Noel...this is amazing! I learned a whole new form from you :) I love the depth and mood of shadows behind your words...congrats on your placement and thank you for being a part of my contest :)-luloo
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