A Villanelle: Nocturnal

April 8, 2013
By MadelaineIrene SILVER, Euless, Texas
MadelaineIrene SILVER, Euless, Texas
7 articles 1 photo 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end."

-Ursula K. Leguin


My heart stopped.
The wind snored northern blizzards and 
beneath the coals I dropped.
 
Light. Dark. Light. So dark. Popped
out!  Screamed, "I know you're there!" Echo-cho-co-oh.
My heart stopped.
 
Faces; cut, strangled, cropped.
Clenching my fist, I snarled and sopped.
Yet, beneath the coals I dropped
 
Farther down, down, stopped.
Finally, heart. Hope.
My heart stopped,
 
Restart with hope.  With its beat away it mopped
the gunk from mine hollow eyes,
and from beneath the coals I dropped
 
Up. Up, farther up, and opened.
Watching through pane as 
the World's heart stopped,
and beneath the coals it dropped.


The author's comments:
The length and choppiness of a real nightmare. Experience the pattern with this sleepless dreamer.

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on Apr. 22 2013 at 10:40 am
MadelaineIrene SILVER, Euless, Texas
7 articles 1 photo 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end."

-Ursula K. Leguin

Thank you so much!  That just made my day:)

on Apr. 21 2013 at 9:43 pm
Makaiya_Blanchard BRONZE, Yelm, Washington
3 articles 0 photos 1 comment
I won't lie, I really love this. Very interesting and unique way of writing. 


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