I felt a funeral in my brain- (Ode to ED)

August 5, 2012
By baileysul PLATINUM, Guilford, Connecticut
baileysul PLATINUM, Guilford, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." -Ernest Hemingway

I felt a funeral in my brain-
a murmur of emptiness
forgotten in tomorrow's tomorrow.

It tiptoed, lost, like
a cat's silent
chatter across a wooden

The bells tolled, the windows
letting air in.

Dust circled in the sunlight
and shadows danced
within when
I felt a funeral in my brain-

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem after being strangely inspired by Emily Dickinson's "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain." It has a different take on the whole idea of the poem itself. Comments are appreciated.

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