My Private Hell

September 20, 2010
By Earl-of-Grey BRONZE, Denver, Colorado
Earl-of-Grey BRONZE, Denver, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Ignorance is like walking on glass and hoping you don't cut your feet as you pass.


Running
Breath through my mouth
Burning twilight dust
Why not them?

I prefer this
I have to

gotta catch him
silent twilight spell
hell.
jump

hidden pitch-black hole
my place

my private drunken hell
my forest
my roadside

can't slip

no one to blame me

didn't cause it

didn't break it

didn't



steal



hide



change it

careful
loose rocks
hard gravel stone
can't slip

more private

broken

hell

Jazz!
Wait!
Don't-
You idiot!

grinning

laughing

doggy smile idiot
get back here!

There's my mother-
careful-
no, you're gonna-
he's-
careful-
you-

h-hey-
Jazz?
your

red
black
twilight
night
stars
blue sky
red sky

Jazz?
...Jazz?

I have to


The author's comments:
When I was younger my family and I lived in the country. After my father dies, we bought a Great Pyrenees (we called him Falcon) to watch over our animals and ward off foxes. We also had a cocker spaniel named Jazz for his companion. Falcon was a working dog and would bark at night to keep the animals safe but when our neighbours complained we started to take him inside at night.

Thing is, he did not want to conform to the idea so we (read: I) had to chase him around the neighbourhood until we caught him. My mother would drive the car around looking for us, then drive us home (my siblings were not 'fast' enough, which sparked a few fights).

Jazz... he thought it was a game, just as Falcon did. He would follow me around, then ride home with us.

One night during the game, my mother ended up hitting him. It was a large car and she had thought the thud had been the 4-wheel drive falling out, it wasn't until a few minutes later and she still had control of the car that she realized that the car wasn't damaged.

Jazz was... That night I found out that if you have enough blood in one area, it turns black.

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