priob / flicker

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suicide is an animal,

growling. irrationally snarling

back at you,

on hollow days. agitated,

hungry to

extinguish the pain,

clawing at the surface

soil, looking

for flesh laid bare.

the raw memories you can’t

quite see or hold. the fear

you buried deep,

the coldness of past pain.

the silence that your

soul remembers sleeping,

dreaming inside

a life, before the light

went out.

©kbain19.

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3 thoughts on “priob / flicker

  1. I read this twice, how very true – those dark times when you feel that there is no hope. I do hope you are keeping well, I don’t often see your work, as I used to, I miss it. Take care.

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