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This is How I Save Myself

Your name, I whisper like hushed lullabies
Trying not to notice the crack in my voice

Every time I do so.
I attempt to make lovely things

Out of pain and misery and tragedies
That seethe my insides;

I try not to wake the monster that
Sleeps within my soul

But you have always been a ghost,
And so I turn you into poetry.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 3/24/2016 7:09:00 PM
Elaine Rochelle Vivo, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
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Date: 1/16/2016 5:20:00 PM
Elaine, enjoyed reading the words you poured on your poem. Have a wonderful day. **SKAT**
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Date: 2/16/2015 10:33:00 AM
Elaine, am glad you turned that ghost into poetry. Beautifully written
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Elaine Rochelle Vivo
Date: 2/16/2015 11:35:00 AM
Thank you so much!