The Sky Explodes

September 25, 2010
By kohakus SILVER, Ajax, Other
kohakus SILVER, Ajax, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Like stones, words are laborious and unforgiving, and the fitting of them together, like the fitting of stones, demands great patience and strength of purpose and particular skill."
-Edmund Morrison


I remember that night. I sat outside on my porch, talking to you on the phone.
The stars, like bright eyes, blinked down at me.
I found myself wondering if the night was a dome of black and the stars were life, shining through from the other side.
I remember that you said, "I hate feeling like this." Your voice was so heavy, so tired. So, so tired. It needed rest.
I remember saying, "feeling like that?"
And you said: "Numb."

Then the dial tone hummed in my ears, too loud against the silence of night fall. At the time I'd figured that you'd fallen asleep, only now do I realize you'd actually hung up.

Lightning struck then, a vibrant white stripe. Tears began falling from the sky, sadness rumbled along with the thunder.

It was the next morning when I'd found out you'd killed yourself.
To this day, I believe that if you had went outside into the storm, you would have found comfort. Comfort in the fact that sometimes, even the sky breaks down. There's always the morning, it always gets brighter.
Why didn't you f***ing go outside, God damn it?

Why?
Why?

Why?

I don't even think I want to know the answer to that.


The author's comments:
There was a thunder storm, and I was looking at a suicide letter. Depressing as Hell, yet at the same time so beautiful.

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on Feb. 16 2011 at 7:40 pm
marinashutup GOLD, Fair Oaks, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?" -Andy Warhol

This is lovely :) I loved the rain imagery.

Phoenixx GOLD said...
on Dec. 28 2010 at 2:30 pm
Phoenixx GOLD, Toronto, Other
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to me, its sorta like darkness unfolding into a different sort of light, a different way to explore it. I can't really describe it well, but thats why i like it :D

kohakus SILVER said...
on Dec. 21 2010 at 3:31 pm
kohakus SILVER, Ajax, Other
9 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Like stones, words are laborious and unforgiving, and the fitting of them together, like the fitting of stones, demands great patience and strength of purpose and particular skill."
-Edmund Morrison

Aha, I know right? But thank you :)

kohakus SILVER said...
on Dec. 21 2010 at 3:31 pm
kohakus SILVER, Ajax, Other
9 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Like stones, words are laborious and unforgiving, and the fitting of them together, like the fitting of stones, demands great patience and strength of purpose and particular skill."
-Edmund Morrison

Late reply, but thank you :)

Phoenixx GOLD said...
on Oct. 4 2010 at 7:27 pm
Phoenixx GOLD, Toronto, Other
17 articles 0 photos 184 comments
I like it. Nice work :)

on Oct. 2 2010 at 11:24 pm
MaddieWo PLATINUM, Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
28 articles 0 photos 112 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If I'd a knowed more, I would a loved more." -Pilate Dead, Song of Solomon

Wow.. it is pretty :o in a depressing sort of way but still. It's funny how storms can be a solace.


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