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Windows To The Soul
Author: Mike

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My head pressed against the glass,
Waiting for my pain to pass.
A raging fire I see before me,
Causing chaos, killing all that flee.

Flaming destruction spread far and wide,
Imprinted forever upon my mind.
Pictures of pain, suffering and death -
the only images that I have left.

An inferno of hate the fire has caused,
An inferno which cannot be paused.
Burning eternally toward the night sky,
Fingers outstretched as orange sparks fly.

I look again, more closely this time
And realise this fire is truly mine.
The flames I see on the other side
Are reflections from my own eyes.

------- Author's Notes -------

Thanks to Luc for the inspiration for this poem.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Holly (82.34.160.81) -- Saturday, April 9 2005, 08:41 pm

Lovely twist.

Gosh I love the ending, I'm so jealous of how well you write :(
 
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