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i am suffocating

under the flood of

anger in this


the crossfire

of my family's hatred

tears at my skin,

leaving scars on my arms

inflicted by my own hand.

how do i escape

the flames of the fighting?

where is the exit

from this labyrinth of lividity?

if i remain

in this chaos

and this pain

my sanity will



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DaniIrwin said...
Apr. 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm
This is great! short yet extremely powerful. Great Poem! 
ashbash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 15, 2012 at 8:11 pm
thank you!
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