Nightmare

November 4, 2011
By LifeIsPoetry PLATINUM, Kapowsin, Washington
LifeIsPoetry PLATINUM, Kapowsin, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
– Mother Teresa


Darkness surrounds
My feet pound the empty pavement
Fear of the unknown
Breathing down my neck
Clawing at my back
Caught, dragged down

I only catch a glimpse
Of this evil
Searing pain
Tears my apart
Blind, deaf, paralyzed
Screaming, crying, fighting
Now awake, unharmed
Caught up in my blankets
Unnerved by dark thoughts


The author's comments:
I have had to deal with some pretty dark things in my life. Since writing helps hold me together, I decided to turn my fear into a series of poetry. Pain into beauty- yes, it seems better that way.

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