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The Shadow

The shadow reached out and grabbed her. She stood motionless. She knew what was happening but at the same time, she knew it couldn’t possibly be real. She could feel the fingers tighten their grip on her shoulders. She tried to turn her head but it seemed frozen. She needed to see. The fingers tightened…

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I Weep

I weep… Sitting on the floor Knees pulled to my chest I weep Wondering where was God Is he still watching I weep Hoping for better days Not understanding the moment I weep The last touch of an unpleasant hand The torn clothes I weep The bright lights flashing The doctors all around me I…

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Sega Dreamcast

I never owned a Sega Dreamcast, my parents couldn’t afford it and the market was bombarded with many other consoles of different shapes and colors that interested me more than the late 90’s console with the orange swirl logo. The first gaming console I ever owned was a Gamecube. The black cube made everything better every time I…

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I See Me

Her face cracks with the smile that has been painted there. Her heart shatters with each promise broken  Her eyes dim with each flicker of hope that fades Her days grow greyer with a heavy heart  Burdened from the storm of her life  She tries so hard to continue on the path To find hope…

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Wonderful

You envision a world so splendid You begin to let yourself go I wonder if you realize you are dreaming Like I have done many times Do you want to wake up Or stay asleep In this wonderful world I wonder Is this the real world Maybe What you think is the real world Is…

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Lost talent

Talent seems to be lacking Slipping away Washed away Lost in a sea I can catch glimpses of it While the sun sets It’s setting on the talent The talent It used to flow It used to fight to get out Now abandoned Excused from life It’s lost So lost I scramble to find the…

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Pressure

Life breaks me it takes me piece by piece.I’m lost to it, like a missing piece to a jigsaw puzzleNever complete, never wholeFloating aimlesslyFloating, sinking, drowningI’m drowningIn this life, pressure pushes me underWife, mother, child, sisterCaregiver, financial planner, maid, cookMy many hats sometimes seem like anchorsGuiltThe guilt that follows these feelingThe guilt pushes me underDrowning,…

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Promise of Love

Promises of love Lies Truths Promises kept Promises broken Laughter to fights Tears unending Sadness creeps in Darkness takes hold No light No hope Hours pass Days, weeks, months You find another Hopeful hearts New beginnings Diving in Promises of love

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Recipe for Disaster

There is a certain essence to his beauty.  My eyes followed his giant hands from pot to pot, their bulging veins shaking hints of spice across the bubbling cauldrons. I’m mesmerized by his concentration on each dish, the tick in his jaw, the slight raise in eyebrows, the quiet mumbles underneath his breath, recollecting recipes…

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The Void

All I see is Blue, Bubbles are floating around me. Color starts fading into black. Darkness starts to envelop me. An endless void lay in front of me. Forgetting everything I run. I Go as far and as fast as I can. Having my life flash before my eyes. I see a life I despise.…

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Breathe

My breath stops, gasping for air. Images of my face staring back at me from a wooded box. A casket made of maple, my favorite wood. My heart beats once, twice. Breathe, take a breath. The air seems so fresh and pure. My heart beats, my image fades in. My friends and family all gather…

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Running Free

I sit in the corner of this little diner filled with the most unique ambiance. The little table is decorated with a tablecloth that has white and blue checkers and painted apples in a bowl. The walls are paneled wood, and I can see the knots, nicks, and scars that time has given them. The…

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Perfect sip

It’s that first sip of coffee that determines how the day will go. If the coffee is perfect then the day will be perfect, if the coffee is not well then the day is not. Today the coffee had too little sugar. I took that first sip expecting it to ignite my soul for the…

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The Plan

When you looked at me like that I thought the world would be my oyster.However, the earth has come to a standstill and everything around me is questioned. You no longer look at me the same now that the youth has faded from my faceYour eyes no longer run along my curves but now they…

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Beaten

The white light flashes before your eyes and your body flies against the wall. “Please don’t hit me again. I’m sorry.” You beg him through tears The continuous slaps at your face. Your eyes begin to swell. Your heart pounding.  Each hit shoves left to right. Your children crying in the background. You know there…

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Driving The Empty Road

Tears fall from my eyes as I struggle in this obstacle called life.Never knowing which way to turn or how many roads lay ahead.Yet I know that I will turn down the wrong one and end up lost somewhere in the dark surrounded by trees.Vision blurred by endless tears flowing like a river.Each tear telling…

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Is She Me

My goal was to take a shower. It’s been a long day and I just wanted to wash it off me. But when I walked into the bathroom and turned on the light I saw her staring at me. She had my face, my eyes, my lips, it was definitely my face. But she wasn’t…

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The Gift

She came running into the bedroom so excited about Christmas. I didn’t have the heart to tell her that Santa could only bring her a few gifts this year. How could I explain it to this amazing child who has been so good this year that for all the good she’s done I could not…

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