Limbo

May 2, 2011
By lovelydanger BRONZE, Atlanta, Georgia
lovelydanger BRONZE, Atlanta, Georgia
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Desolation is my life. It is the musty air I breathe and the sound I listen to. Silence beats in my heart, blooming and receding with my blood. Bodies clutter the empty streets and fertilize the open, grassy fields. They lie, bloated and bubbling, in lakes, and wash up on the coast. Animal or human, no matter, for their souls are all in heaven, have all left their shells with me in this blackened place. I wish for nothing more than a single rose, for a simple moment of sweet-smelling bliss to provide true contrast to the immeasurable stench of rot. I am the sole survivor, lucky only in the shred of light left in my eyes, gulp of oxygen in my throat. I wish to join the dead, to become my own faceless, nameless corpse, but my soul knows its purpose. Killer, killer, it sings to me, and I know the whispers ring out as the only truth still left. This is my life now. This is my hell.

The author's comments:
We had to write on a subject for a Literature assignment, showing instead of telling what we were writing about, and I really enjoyed writing this short piece. My subject was loneliness.

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on May. 19 2011 at 1:30 am
SmileMoment BRONZE, Mariposa, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened". -Doctor Seuss

A very interesting piece. I hope you got the grade tiy deserved.

on May. 14 2011 at 8:47 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Wow. I agree with musicequalslove- haunting describes this piece well. The flow is AMAZING. Great job, keep writing!! :)

on May. 11 2011 at 5:19 pm
musicequalslove BRONZE, Fayetteville, Arkansas
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I like it. It's very.... haunting.....


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