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and what about stars and fireflies…

incoherent moonless midnight

and the rains
bore holes
in my shelter

floods here and there
helter skelter
the boogey man comes to my door

though he is overbearing
large and cumbersome
I see him approach
through the keyhole
with eerie horror movie speed

the headless horseman
and I cannot flee
cannot lock my door in time

at once
(isn’t it ironic)
I think to pray

this my prayer
flashing before my soul eyes

so you thought you could handle it
but things spin out of control
legitimate reasons
propelling you
just for now… just for him… just today
just for sanity’s sake
you rationalize
agonize
and too late decide
dear God, I have made a mistake

like time it creeps up on you
a viper
surprising you with a well earned fate
poisoned inside
a part of you died…
as you wonder
is it still too late?

hide
dive into the abyss of lies
let your fear
convince you
tomorrow…

and tomorrow…
you will be brave

for now
you justify
vindicate yourself

as the black hole
swallows you
and you close your eyes
all the while
indulging in white rabbit dreams
of what could have been

so run away
fly away

whatever it takes

butterflies fall blackened
trails of ashes…

… to ashes…

please save me

Amen

and what about stars and fireflies…

autumnwind

Joined April 2009

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An older write, added to new groups …as round and round we seem to go.
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