Stripped Raw

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Sometimes we just want to roll up and feel the safety of the womb

Submitted: November 09, 2007

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I have been stripped raw...

A faceless layer of skin,
an encasement of bone and marrow.
My thread of survival,
has withered away,
as I slowly drown within,
life's taunted fluid.


Alone to fend...
Alone to stand....


As each shattered piece
returns from the past.

I crave to escape,
for my soul to be soothed,
to find the safety,
of my mother's womb.

Banished from the outer world.
Creators misfit failure...

Now here I wait,
within a fetal curl,
for time to carry,
to be again reborn.


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