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consuming all
the fire burns
of how we yearn.....

waking up
my heads on fire
consumed with thoughts
my only desire
to understand
the world i see
to hold a hand
who understands me

A hand to hold
a hand to heal
im none too bold
i drown in fear

shaking fingers
convulsing mind
here i linger
trapped in my design

created this
with my own brain
simple bliss
kill the pain

numb the soul
lose the sight
lost my goal
yet i still fight

with all my strength
ill never yield
ill go the length
ill hold the shield

lost in the trees
a setting sun
will set on me
nowhere to run

i hold no glory
no famous tale
i wont be sorry
ill drive the nail

ill find you where
your body fell
your mind is near
but im in hell

lost to you
lost to them
found by me
im wearing thin

consuming all
here i burn
of how i yearn.

Copyright © JoAnna Mitchell | Year Posted 2013


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  1. Date: 10/12/2013 1:12:00 PM

    I would list this under personification. This is a very effective piece, well done!
  1. Date: 9/22/2013 6:41:00 PM

    another interesting read...
  1. Date: 9/22/2013 4:37:00 PM

    all your poems are great. keep writing.
  1. Date: 9/21/2013 5:16:00 AM

    Hi JoAnna, A rather sensual write...I can dig it.. Ken