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A Crow in my Heart

There is a crow,
in my heart
that wants to get out.

It shrieks,
trapped under veins
and blood.

It’s wings,
have ceased to soar.

It’s eyes,
like feathers in a coop.

It’s claws,
forged dull,
grasp nothing.

Each pulse
shrinks and buries
the damned beast,
hammering his
the miracle within.

There is a crow,
in my heart,
that wants to get out.

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jfernandez21 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 25, 2013 at 9:16 pm
Thank you!
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Sept. 25, 2013 at 8:13 am
I really enjoy your writing its very inspiring. :)
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