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Dreaming Reality
Author: Mike

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No longer frightened, yet I shout out in fear.
No longer crying, yet my eyes drip tears.
No longer sad, yet my mouth is turned down.
No longer sleeping, yet I lay on the ground.

No longer cut, yet my skin's opened wide.
No longer invisible, yet in shadows I hide.
No longer worried, yet wrinkles crease my brow.
No longer alone, yet my screams make no sound.

No longer struggling, yet on I still fight.
No longer dreaming, yet I still dread the night.
No longer ugly, yet the mirrors I break.
No longer breathing, yet my soul Death forsakes.

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

Thank you to Holly for the inspiration for this poem, and for the help she's been trying to give.

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Holly (82.34.160.81) -- Saturday, April 23 2005, 03:54 am

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Nice one, I especially like the lines "no longer alone, yet my screams make no sound" and "no longer breathing, yet my soul death forsakes". And as for the thanks, that's ok :P
 
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