Till I Wake

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Sometimes there are benefits in nightmares.

Submitted: December 02, 2011

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Can't breathe,

burning, hot, searing pain

 climbs my throat,

 I scream...

 I wake...

 

Clutching the pillow,

 where you used to lay,

 knuckles white,

 tears streaming down my face,

 I wake...

 

My memory intact,

 secretly I wish it would betray me,

 as I recall the details,

 the events, the feelings,

 I wake...

 

I'm alone,

 it's cold and consuming,

 you aren't here,

 your gone,

 I wake...

 

The pain is constant,

 the fear is real,

 the emotions are relentless,

 in my dreams at least,

 your there...

 

I return to the nightmare,

 if only to see you again,

 it's only briefly,

 that I feel your real,

 till I wake...


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