tumult

it always happens in unexpected moments,
the feeling that hopelessness can swallow me whole,
in seemingly peaceful fragments of the day
like when noticing the way the wind tugs at the leaves at night
or the way the light is dripping and flowing into a silent room

sometimes I feel as if there is a tragic love opera
lilting and building a crescendo in my heart
without any audience to bear the beauty and pain of it all

I’ve become very good at swallowing it all down
into the pit of me where the dark places whisper

but it comes at a great sacrifice
like someone that cheats death
the demons that call don’t like to be ignored
nor to be treated as something of inconsequence

so they hit me when I’m not watching for them
I shatter, molecule by molecule, in silence
as they break me from the inside

I’m a shadow, crushing into myself

tumult

ShadowDancer

Kansas City, United States

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sometimes we can’t see those that are slowly breaking from inside out

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