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Expect a wait

Expect to sit in a chilled room

With a blurred light raining overhead

Plastic wicker pressing into skin

And wait

Jaw clenched and throbbing

Eyes frozen on a paneled ceiling

Breath shaking beneath ribs

Back pooling with clear sweat

And wait

Uncertain in the muted sunshine





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bpjrobert said...
Sept. 16, 2011 at 6:20 pm
10/10. You used so much detail. It was great overall.
 
ishabitforming This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 2:07 pm
wow! thanks. big compliment. 
 
yuka11 said...
Sept. 16, 2011 at 4:20 pm
i like it! i love the phrase "blurred light raining overhead" i would have never thought to combine those words. it has a great effect.
 
ishabitforming This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 1:48 pm

Thanks so much! its hard not to over think things..

 

:)

 
classicStara said...
Sept. 16, 2011 at 10:22 am
this is so beautifully put. I love the words you used to describe such a scenario. 
 
ishabitforming This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Thanks! thats so lovely!!
 
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