October 4, 2010
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Plucking one of his fingers
I pop it into my mouth
Blueberry pancakes
I savor the taste

He takes a strand of my licorice hair
And slides it into his mouth
Spitting it out,
He scratches at the rancid
Taste on his tongue

Wailing, I fling myself into
The desert sea
And drown myself
In blistering sorrow

Though my eyes are closed
I gaze at the field of sunflowers
Their breathtaking beauty
Stunning me

I touch a petal
And it draws away
From me wilting,
An unseen fire killing it

My mouth stretches back
In a scream
Enveloping me
Overtaken by silence
My candle
Has been snuffed

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Odessa_Sterling00 said...
Aug. 13, 2011 at 3:45 pm

This is a great poem, awesome job!!!!

I don't really like poems but this one is definately an amazing one!

JesusIsMySavior777 replied...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 8:04 pm
hanks so much :D
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