Ashes

February 22, 2017
By , Middleville, MI

I watched you taste every word,
Carefully on your tongue...

Before spitting them out,
Breathing fire onto my skin...

Branding me with the flames,
My shoulders turned to ash...

Bearing the weight of your lies,
Everything inside me crumples and dies...

As I came face to face with your roar,
My body burned...

Yet I dare say,
Your words themselves are what hurt the most.






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DuckLoverThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Sep. 6 at 10:50 am
Wow, the depth to this poem is wonderful and very captivating. I liked the word choice and the topic, too. Great job!
 
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